Chester Carlson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Chester Carlson

American physicist

Date of Birth: 08-Feb-1906

Place of Birth: Seattle, Washington, United States

Date of Death: 19-Sep-1968

Profession: lawyer, physicist, inventor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Chester Carlson

  • Chester Floyd Carlson (February 8, 1906 – September 19, 1968) was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington. He is best known for having invented the process of electrophotography, which produced a dry copy rather than a wet copy, as was produced by the mimeograph process.
  • Carlson's process was subsequently renamed xerography, a term that literally means "dry writing."

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