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Modeling and design of tracking servo signals for 2X and 4X substrates
Author(s): Patrick C. Arnett
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Paper Abstract

The design of tracking grooves and pre-formatted data on the disk substrate is described for 2X and 4X generation optical media. A unique aspect of this study is the identification of regions in the design space of extreme parameter sensitivity. Avoiding these regions can lead to a more robust manufacturing design. In particular, for both 2X and 4X it is important to have pit widths that are a suitably small fraction of the width of the lands.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2338, 1994 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage, (12 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.190189
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Patrick C. Arnett, IBM Almaden Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2338:
1994 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage
David K. Campbell; Martin Chen; Koichi Ogawa, Editor(s)

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