A little-known child of the "Flower Power" era, this unique device was served-up with a thick layer of marketing hype, such as "plastic field," and similar nonsense.
Sold by the C. P. Goerz American Optical Company, the device had nothing to do with the "real" American Optical Co., and the cryptic labeling was a cause for much confusion (and perhaps even some litigation).
Still, it seemed to offer at least some promise as a potential, low-cost alternative to more the established methods, like Phase Contrast and DIC.
But, what Secrets does it really hold? And, will it really measure up to all the wild claims made for it?
Stay tuned to this Blog to find out!
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