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Laser Diode Read/Write Characteristics Of 3M's Optical Storage Media
Author(s): R. P. Freese; D. H. Davies; S. Lu; C. H. Chung; D. E. Evanicky
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Paper Abstract

Write once optical media are an attractive method of achieving high density archival information storage via optical DRAW techniques. Recently, emphasis on single laser diode read/write hardware recorders has been noted due to the increased reliability, simplicity, and lower hardware costs. The purpose of this paper, therefore, is to describe the laser diode performance characteristics of a new 1.5 GByte optical disk developed by 3M which features high sensitivity, high S/N, and preformatted, pregrooved protected plastic substrates.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1983
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0382, Optical Data Storage, (1 January 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.970194
Show Author Affiliations
R. P. Freese, Optical Storage Laboratory/3M (United States)
D. H. Davies, Optical Storage Laboratory/3M (United States)
S. Lu, Optical Storage Laboratory/3M (United States)
C. H. Chung, Optical Storage Laboratory/3M (United States)
D. E. Evanicky, Optical Storage Laboratory/3M (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0382:
Optical Data Storage
Di Chen, Editor(s)

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