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Dynamic Laser Marking Experiments On An Organic Optical Storage Medium
Author(s): Harris A. Goldberg; R. Sidney Jones; P. S. Kalyanaraman; Rachel S. Kohn; James E. Kuder; David E. Nikles
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Paper Abstract

Dynamic GaAlAs diode laser marking experiments on an optical data storage medium are reported. The medium comprises thin films of a proprietary organic recording layer that are spin coated onto both glass and plastic disk substrates. These amorphous films with high substrate incident reflectivities (R - 30%) are stable to both air and moisture. Writing experiments were performed in the substrate incident mode. Readable marks were made with 2 to 15mW of laser power at pulse widths down to 50 ns. The marks are pits with well-defined rims. The dependence of laser recording quality on both disk and marking parameters will be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0695, Optical Mass Data Storage II, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.936812
Show Author Affiliations
Harris A. Goldberg, Celanese Corporation (United States)
R. Sidney Jones, Celanese Corporation (United States)
P. S. Kalyanaraman, Celanese Corporation (United States)
Rachel S. Kohn, Celanese Corporation (United States)
James E. Kuder, Celanese Corporation (United States)
David E. Nikles, Celanese Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0695:
Optical Mass Data Storage II
Robert P. Freese; Albert A. Jamberdino; Maarten R. de Haan, Editor(s)

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