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Image title: 
Bell Labs Ferpic
Credit line: 
Bell Laboratories / Alcatel-Lucent USA Inc., courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Description: 

Bell Laboratories Scientist, Juan Maldonado adjusts focus on image of Bell System symbol projected from ferpic (ferroelectric picture device) onto small screen. The ferpic is capable of storing real images indefinitely, or until they are electronically erased or changed. Bell Lab scientists are investigating this device in the hopes of obtaining efficient, low-cost solid-state information displays.

Photo date: 
1970
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Person(s): 
Bell Labs Innovations