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Comprehensive Model For The Simulation Of The Recording Performance Of Optical Storage Media
Author(s): Robert E. Revay; Fred W. Spong; Scott L. DeVore
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Paper Abstract

The thermal evolution in thin-film multilayer Optical Storage Media (OSM), upon exposure to a writing pulse, depends upon recording system parameters and both optical and thermal properties of the OSM. This paper presents a model of the process that accounts for the distribution of heat generated in the absorbing layers and both axial and transverse thermal diffusion. Once the physical characteristics of a mark generated in the OSM have been predicted, readback performance is modeled under various detection schemes and drive parameters.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 November 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0420, Optical Storage Media, (10 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936052
Show Author Affiliations
Robert E. Revay, Storage Technology Corporation (United States)
Fred W. Spong, Storage Technology Corporation (United States)
Scott L. DeVore, Storage Technology Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0420:
Optical Storage Media
Alan E. Bell; Albert A. Jamberdino, Editor(s)

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