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Sapphire optical discs for long term data storage
Author(s): Andriy A. Kryuchyn; Viacheslav V. Petrov; Semen M. Shanoilo; Anatoliy S. Lapchuk; Yevhenii M. Morozov
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Paper Abstract

Results of implementation of technical solution for long term data storage technology on the basis of single crystal sapphire are presented. The effect of birefringence on the distribution of the focused laser beam through a uniaxial birefringent medium having a vertical orientation of the optical axis is analyzed. An expression for the calculation of the geometric aberrations of the focused laser beam in single-crystal substrate of the optical disc has been presented. It is shown that the problem of data reading through a substrate of negative single crystal sapphire can be solved by using for reading a special optical system with a plate of positive single crystal materials. The experimental results confirm the efficiency of the proposed technical solution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 2014
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9201, Optical Data Storage 2014, 92010C (5 September 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2060786
Show Author Affiliations
Andriy A. Kryuchyn, Institute for Information Recording (Ukraine)
Viacheslav V. Petrov, Institute for Information Recording (Ukraine)
Semen M. Shanoilo, Institute for Information Recording (Ukraine)
Anatoliy S. Lapchuk, Institute for Information Recording (Ukraine)
Yevhenii M. Morozov, Institute for Information Recording (Ukraine)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9201:
Optical Data Storage 2014
Ryuichi Katayama; Thomas D. Milster, Editor(s)

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