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Reliability test for phase-change optical recording media
Author(s): Yoshihiro Okino; Takahiro Kubo; Masahiro Okuda; Susumu Hasegawa
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Paper Abstract

The method of estimating the reliability of recordable phase change media is examined. The PD disks of 650 MB in total capacity in 12 cm diameter are used as experiment samples. The media are put under the acceleration environment of 80 degree in the temperature 85% in humidity, and change of BER is observed. Two kinds of life (archival and shelf) are tested. As for the disk to be examined, it is necessary to do the acceleration reliability test in a linear area in the destruction limit. Therefore, there is a limit in a possible acceleration coefficient. In the optical disk with long life at present time, it will take extremely long time to presume the final life. In this thesis, the method of estimating the life of a long-lived disk at shorter time is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 2001
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4085, Fifth International Symposium on Optical Storage (ISOS 2000), (7 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.416820
Show Author Affiliations
Yoshihiro Okino, Kansai Univ. (Japan)
Takahiro Kubo, Hiroshima International Univ. (Japan)
Masahiro Okuda, Okuda Technical Office (Japan)
Susumu Hasegawa, Sizuoka Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4085:
Fifth International Symposium on Optical Storage (ISOS 2000)
Fuxi Gan; Lisong Hou, Editor(s)

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