A dynamic lens

Teresko, John; Stevens, Tim
April 1994
Industry Week/IW;4/18/94, Vol. 243 Issue 8, p50
Trade Publication
Reports on Foster-Miller inc.'s development of a programmable lens for recording and retrieving information from optical data-storage mechanisms. Features; Capabilities.


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