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Uniformity initialization optical system for phase-change optical disk
Author(s): Masaaki Takita; Yoshihiro Okino; Sumio Nakahara
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Paper Abstract

The Initializer which has a mechanism that allows for the rotating of the optical disk and scanning the laser head to radial direction, and Initializing the phase-change optical disk with spiral pattern, has basic problems which are caused by this mechanism. In this mechanism, the ruggedness of the laser diode is transcribed on the recording material of the optical disk. This report about the method of reflecting the laser light by the parallel millers that are installed in both sides of the light beam after collimating lens. The reflected lasers light by the parallel millers are focusing on the recording material of the optical disk with the manner of folding. If the reflected time of the lasers light is only one, it is making the 180 degreed rotated images from un-reflected image. And the multiple times reflected laser light make the image at a slightly moved place. So the folded focus image of laser diode is more uniformed compared with the original one and reduces the quality problem, which is caused by un-uniformity of initializing of Phase-Change Optical Disk.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 February 2002
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4426, Second International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication, (25 February 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.456907
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Masaaki Takita, Takita Research and Development Co., Ltd. (Japan)
Yoshihiro Okino, Kansai Univ. (Japan)
Sumio Nakahara, Kansai Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4426:
Second International Symposium on Laser Precision Microfabrication

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