photocopying process

photocopying process

[¦fōd·ō′käp·ē·iŋ ‚prä·səs]
(graphic arts)
Any of the means by which a copy is created on a sensitized surface (generally paper, film, or metal plate) by the action of radiant energy.
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To achieve this feat, they chemically modified "triarylamines," synthetic molecules that have been used for decades by industry in XeroxA photocopying processes. Much to their surprise, they observed that in light and in solution, their new molecules stacked up spontaneously in a regular manner to form miniature fibers.