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Benton, Stephen A.
Oral history interview with Stephen A. Benton, 2003 July 11.
This interview surveys Benton's career in the field of holography research. Benton, working at the Polaroid Corporation in the late 1960s, developed a variant of holography known popularly as 'rainbow holography,' which permitted holograms to be viewed in white light. He joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the early 1980s, and was later a founding member of the MIT Media Laboratory.
Stephen A. Benton (1941-2003). B.Sc. Electrical Engineering, MIT, 1963; M.Sc. Engineering, Harvard University, 1964; PhD Applied Physics, Harvard Univ 1968; 1968 - 1973 Assistant Professor of Applied Optics, Harvard University; 1973 - 1982 Senior Scientist, Polaroid Corporation; 1982 Founder, Spatial Imaging Group, MIT; 1984 Founding Faculty, Media Laboratory, MIT; E. Rudge ('48) and Nancy Allen Professor of Media Arts & Sciences, MIT
Benton, Stephen A.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Media Laboratory.
Polaroid Corporation.
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Johnston, Sean, 1956- interviewer.
American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA