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  • Vol. 39, Iss. 20 — Jul. 10, 2000
  • pp: 3525–3530

Dynamic storage performance of two cyanine dye films and optimization design for a recordable compact disk

Jing Li and Fuxi Gan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 39, Issue 20, pp. 3525-3530 (2000)

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The optical constants of two cyanine dye films that we prepared were measured with a RAP-1-type (RAP is rotating analyzer and polarizer) spectroscopic ellipsometer. Toward making a simplified model for the wafers of a recordable compact disk (CD-R), we give their optimization designs developed with the cyanine dye films. In addition, the dynamic storage performances of two sample disks were tested by our dynamic storage testing system. Measurement results of the sample disks were obtained to test and verify our film designs.

© 2000 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.4760) Materials : Optical properties
(160.4890) Materials : Organic materials
(210.4810) Optical data storage : Optical storage-recording materials

Original Manuscript: March 8, 1999
Revised Manuscript: September 15, 1999
Published: July 10, 2000

Jing Li and Fuxi Gan, "Dynamic storage performance of two cyanine dye films and optimization design for a recordable compact disk," Appl. Opt. 39, 3525-3530 (2000)

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