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M/O: Its Emergence As The Dominant Erasable Technology
Author(s): R. N. Gardner; S. C. Webster; M. A. Khan; T. A. Rinehart; A. W. Funkenbusch
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the status of magneto-optic product development and the media scaleup activities. Examples are cited from the 3M magneto-optic disc production facility to show that M/0 has emerged as the dominant erasable technology. We present data indicating a complete resolution of issues such as substrates and product lifetime that were associated with M/0 technology in the past. In the end we reflect on what lies ahead for M/0 technology and the developments needed for second generation products.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0695, Optical Mass Data Storage II, (14 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.936816
Show Author Affiliations
R. N. Gardner, 3M Company (United States)
S. C. Webster, 3M Company (United States)
M. A. Khan, 3M Company (United States)
T. A. Rinehart, 3M Company (United States)
A. W. Funkenbusch, 3M Company (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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