methods were created many millennia ago,
many of which still offer rare insights
when developing new technologies.
In this current case, the successes of
ancient metallurgists became key in developing an improved cost-effective replicated gold-based infrared reflector. The
ancient Greeks and Persians were not
merely scientific theoreticians; a multitude
of discoveries were transformed into practical applications.
Meet the author
Jamie Knapp is director of engineering at Newport Corp. – Corion Optical Filters in Franklin,
Mass.; e-mail: email@example.com.
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