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Developments In Optical Disk Mastering
Author(s): Jan H. T. Pasman; Hans F. Olijhoek; Bill Verkaik
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes the principles of mastering as a means of preformatting recordable optical data storage disks with sector heading marks and tracking grooves. It is shown from calculations based on vectorial diffraction theory that optimum read-out signals are obtained from grooves wider than pits on read-only optical disks. Two methods to realize such wide grooves are indicated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 April 1985
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0529, Optical Mass Data Storage I, (12 April 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946433
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Jan H. T. Pasman, Philips (Netherlands)
Hans F. Olijhoek, Philips (Netherlands)
Bill Verkaik, Philips (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0529:
Optical Mass Data Storage I
Robert A. Sprague, Editor(s)

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