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Novel Materials For Improved Optical Disk Lifetime
Author(s): S. Aisenberg; M. Stein
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Paper Abstract

The availability of optical disk memory with archive lifetimes will require either metal films that oxidize very little, or else transparent barrier coatings that will block oxygen transport. Polymers transmit both water vapor and oxygen. Ion beam deposited Diamond-Like Carbon films are expected to provide a hermetic, oxygen barrier coating to extend the lifetime of optical disks.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 1982
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0299, Advances in Laser Scanning Technology, (26 April 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932555
Show Author Affiliations
S. Aisenberg, Applied Science Laboratories (United States)
M. Stein, Applied Science Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0299:
Advances in Laser Scanning Technology
Leo Beiser, Editor(s)

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