Multi-frequency two dimensional display system

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PATENT NO 5170156
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07709088

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A digitized video system having a display including one or more multi-frequency sensitive materials and a spatial lighy modulator simultaneously directing a plurality individual beams from an energy source onto the display.

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TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATEDDALLAS, TX16984

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DeMond, Thomas W Richardson, TX 15 4117
Thompson, E Earle Dallas, TX 29 6109

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