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Homodyne detection for readout signals of optical disc with a high-coherence laser
Author(s): Kentaro Osawa; Hideharu Mikami; Takahiro Kurokawa; Koichi Watanabe
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Paper Abstract

A system using homodyne detection to read out signals from optical discs was simplified by using a high-coherence laser light source. The quality of the readout signal with the simplified system was substantially greater than with conventional detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 June 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7730, Optical Data Storage 2010, 77300E (3 June 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.858867
Show Author Affiliations
Kentaro Osawa, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Hideharu Mikami, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Takahiro Kurokawa, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)
Koichi Watanabe, Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7730:
Optical Data Storage 2010
Susanna Orlic; Ryuichi Katayama, Editor(s)

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