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Solid immersion lens for optical storage
Author(s): S. Hayashi; Gordon S. Kino; Isao Ichimura
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Paper Abstract

Some time ago we described a new type of near-field imaging system using the solid immersion lens. In this paper we shall discuss how this type of lens can be employed in optical storage systems to increase the bit density, along with the research that has been carried out at Stanford in cooperation with Sony Corporation and IBM, Almaden to reach this goal. 12 ()j aimis to work with both CD ROMs and magneto-optical storage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2412, Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing II, (23 March 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.205324
Show Author Affiliations
S. Hayashi, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Gordon S. Kino, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Isao Ichimura, Sony Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2412:
Three-Dimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing II
Tony Wilson; Carol J. Cogswell, Editor(s)

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