Oral history interview with Stephen A. Benton, 2003 July 11.

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July 11, 2003

Steven A. Benton, interviewed by Sean F. Johnston, recorded 11 Jul 2003 in [Benton's] office at the Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA. Benton, working at 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 MIT in the early 1980s and was subsequently a founder member of the Media Lab. The interview surveys his career in the field. Benton died some 4 months later of a brain tumor.

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