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Readout-signal amplification by homodyne detection scheme
Author(s): H. Mikami; T. Shimano; H. Kudo; J. Hashizume; H. Miyamoto
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Paper Abstract

Optical signal amplification by a homodyne detection scheme is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. We estimated that this scheme improved the signal-to-noise ratio of an 8-layer 3x read-speed Blu-ray Disc (BD) by more than 20 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 2007
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6620, Optical Data Storage 2007, 662005 (11 July 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.738418
Show Author Affiliations
H. Mikami, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
T. Shimano, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
H. Kudo, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
J. Hashizume, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
H. Miyamoto, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6620:
Optical Data Storage 2007
Bernard Bell; Takeshi Shimano, Editor(s)

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