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Rewritable dual-layer blu-ray disc media
Author(s): Andrei V. Mijiritskii; Jochen Hellmig; Herman J. Borg; Piet H.G.M. Vromans; Katerina Musialkova; Jos A.M.M. Van Haaren
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Paper Abstract

The Blu-ray Disc (BD) optical recording system utilizes a blue laser (405 nm wavelength) in combination with a high-numerical-aperture (NA = 0.85) objective lens. This BD-format allows storing 23 - 27 GB on a single-layer and 46 - 54 GB on a dual-layer 12 cm disc at 36 Mbps user data rate. This paper reports on the design, manufacturing, and the recording performance of our dual-layer rewritable optical media. These media are based on the eutectic, fast-growth phase-change materials, which are promising candidates for high-speed applications. The performance of these materials in the case of dual-layer recording is discussed, with special attention for transmission balance for the semitransparent recording stack.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 April 2003
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5060, Sixth International Symposium on Optical Storage (ISOS 2002), (9 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.510305
Show Author Affiliations
Andrei V. Mijiritskii, Philips Research Labs. B.V. (Netherlands)
Jochen Hellmig, Philips Research Labs. B.V. (Netherlands)
Herman J. Borg, Philips Optical Disk Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Piet H.G.M. Vromans, Philips Optical Disk Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Katerina Musialkova, Philips Optical Disk Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)
Jos A.M.M. Van Haaren, Philips Research Labs. B.V. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5060:
Sixth International Symposium on Optical Storage (ISOS 2002)
Fuxi Gan; Zuoyi Li, Editor(s)

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