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IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024791D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Feb-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-04

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Scanning arrays, such as linear Charge Coupled Devices (CCD's), which are used to convert an imaged document into a serial stream of video image signals are normally received from the manufacturer with a glass cover in place to protect the array from damage, dirt, etc. However, the glass may introduce additional light loss and optical distortions into the scanning system.