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Direct overwrite for fixed bit-cell encoding
Author(s): T. K. Hatwar; Randall H. Victora; Anthony C. Palumbo
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Paper Abstract

Two media configurations are identified as suitable for direct overwrite, by light intensity modulation, within a fixed bit-cell encoding scheme. Unlike previously proposed media of comparable complexity, these materials do not require a second (initialization) magnet within the drive. Key to successful operation is the use of small marks and precise synchronization of old and new marks inherent within fixed bit-cell encoding. Latitudes in alignment and power for direct overwrite are assessed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 October 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2338, 1994 Topical Meeting on Optical Data Storage, (12 October 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.190202
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T. K. Hatwar, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Randall H. Victora, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Anthony C. Palumbo, Eastman Kodak Co. (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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