A novel optical nano recording/readout process of a single layer phase-change recording thin film are demonstrated experimentally and theoretically. We found localized surface plasmon effects play a major role on the optical readout process. Article not available.
© 2007 OSA
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.4810) Optical data storage : Optical storage-recording materials
(240.0240) Optics at surfaces : Optics at surfaces
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons
D. P. Tsai, " Far-Field Nano Recording and Read-out on a Single Recording Layer Optical Disk," in Optical Data Storage, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper WC1.
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