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Progress Of Erasable Phase-Change Materials
Author(s): M. Chen; K. A. Rubin
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Paper Abstract

The current status of erasable phase-change recording materials is re-viewed. Using GeTeSn-based materials as examples, dynamic perform-ance data are presented along with discussions of the basic physical mechanisms determining media performance. For applications requiring limited number of cycles, phase-change materials have been developed to a very practical level.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 1989
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1078, Optical Data Storage Topical Meeting, (19 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952755
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M. Chen, IBM Research Division (United States)
K. A. Rubin, IBM Research Division (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1078:
Optical Data Storage Topical Meeting
Gordon R. Knight; Clark N. Kurtz, Editor(s)

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