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Philips Research Book #4: Optical Data Storage: Phase-Change Media and Recording

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Optical data storage represents a major chapter in the history of information storage and the invention of rewritable media has indisputably been an essential addition to the optical storage family. With the multiple overwrite feature, rewritable optical discs have found application in consumer DVD+RW video recorders, professional archiving systems and computer drives for data storage, replacing the floppy disc in the latter case. Optical Data Storage provides an overview of the recording principles, materials aspects, and application areas of phase-change optical storage. Some theoretical background is given to familiarize the reader with the basics of the phase-change processes. Elements of data recording, including mark formation, eraseability, direct overwrite strategies, data quality and data stability, etc are explained and extensively discussed. A mark formation model is described and used throughout the whole book to back-up measurement results and support the discussed applications. Two major aspects - high-speed and dual-layer recording - are considered in depth and solutions to achieve higher performance are analyzed. Optical Data Storage is aimed at a broad range of readers - from university teams studying the subject to industrial media manufacturers requiring insights into performance of rewritable optical media.

Synopsis:

This is an overview of recording principles, materials aspects, and applications of rewritable optical storage. Elements of data recording, including mark formation, eraseability, direct overwrite strategies, data quality and data stability are explained and extensively discussed. Throughout the book, a mark formation model is described and used to back-up measurement results and support the discussed applications. High-speed and dual-layer recording are analyzed in depth, with proposals to achieve higher performance.

Table of Contents

From the contents 1. Introduction.- 2. Theoretical aspects of phase-change alloys.- 3. Thermal modeling of phase-change recording.- 4. Data recording characteristics.- 5. Recording media - Outlook.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402042164
Author:
Meinders, Erwin
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Mijritskii, Andrei V.
Author:
Liesbeth van Pieterson
Author:
Van Pieterson, Liesbeth
Author:
Meinders, Erwin R.
Author:
Mijiritskii, Andrei V.
Author:
Wuttig, Matthias
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Material Science
Subject:
Optics
Subject:
Optical data processing
Subject:
Computer storage devices
Subject:
Optical data storage
Subject:
Data storage
Subject:
Optoelectronic
Subject:
phase-change
Subject:
reunitable
Subject:
Optical and Electronic Materials
Subject:
Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices
Subject:
Materials Science-General
Subject:
Condensed matter physics
Subject:
Characterization and Evaluation of Materials
Subject:
Physics-General
Subject:
Materials Science, gen
Subject:
eral
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Philips Research Book Series
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
January 2007
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
181
Dimensions:
240 x 160 mm 478 gr

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Environmental Studies » General
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Optics

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"Synopsis" by , This is an overview of recording principles, materials aspects, and applications of rewritable optical storage. Elements of data recording, including mark formation, eraseability, direct overwrite strategies, data quality and data stability are explained and extensively discussed. Throughout the book, a mark formation model is described and used to back-up measurement results and support the discussed applications. High-speed and dual-layer recording are analyzed in depth, with proposals to achieve higher performance.
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