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Multilayer 3D memory based on a vectorial organic recording medium
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Paper Abstract

The prospect of high density three-dimensional optical memory has encouraged development efforts. Research has focused on storing Bragg angle multiplexed hologram page storage and two-photon bit storage volumes. Physical Optics Corporation (POC) has investigated alternative multilayer 3-D memories based on a vectorial organic recording medium. POC's approach incorporates polarization vector switching to independently address layers in the third dimension. POC's methodology has been to fully characterize the molecular and bulk properties of the vectorial organic recording medium, optimize material performance for memory applications including cache and integrated waveguide, and investigate suitable three- dimensional optical memory storage architectures. Here we report on a promising architecture which we have recently demonstrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 April 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1853, Organic and Biological Optoelectronics, (27 April 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.144073
Show Author Affiliations
Jay Hirsh, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Gajendra D. Savant, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Tomasz P. Jannson, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
H. John Caulfield, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1853:
Organic and Biological Optoelectronics
Peter M. Rentzepis, Editor(s)

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