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A method to enhance the data transfer rate of phase change recording media
Author(s): Tung-Ti Yeh; T. E. Hsieh; Han-Ping D. Shieh
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Paper Abstract

Nitrogen doping was applied to enhance the velocity of amorphous-crystalline phase transformation. The nitrogen doping was able to produce tiny nitride precipitates uniformly distributed in the recording layer and provided numerous preferential sites for amorphous-crystalline transition. At the doping condition of N2/Ar ratio = 3%, the recrystallization velocity of GeInSbTe phase change recording media was increased up to 1.6 times without severely damaging the signal jitter values.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 September 2004
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 5380, Optical Data Storage 2004, (9 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.556003
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Tung-Ti Yeh, National Chiao Tung Univ. (Taiwan)
T. E. Hsieh, National Chiao Tung Univ. (Taiwan)
Han-Ping D. Shieh, National Chiao Tung Univ. (Taiwan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5380:
Optical Data Storage 2004
B. V. K. Vijaya Kumar; Hiromichi Kobori, Editor(s)

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