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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 53, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2014
  • pp: B53–B59

Effects of symbol modulation coding on readout fidelity of shift-multiplexed holographic digital data page storage in a photopolymerizable nanoparticle-(thiol-ene)polymer composite film

Shingo Takayama, Kohta Nagaya, Keisuke Momose, and Yasuo Tomita  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 53, Issue 10, pp. B53-B59 (2014)

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We report on shift-multiplexed holographic storage of 250 digital data pages in a photopolymerizable SiO2 nanoparticle–polymer composite film being capable of step-growth thiol-ene polymerization in the green. Various two-dimensional symbol modulation codes for the digital data page format were employed to examine the dependence of the readout fidelity on modulation coding schemes. It is found that, as compared to 12 and 24 modulation codes, higher-order 59, 916, and 1325 modulation codes possessing reduced white rates and higher coding efficiencies give lower symbol-error rates of 1×103 and higher signal-to-noise ratios (>4).

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OCIS Codes
(090.2900) Holography : Optical storage materials
(090.7330) Holography : Volume gratings
(160.2900) Materials : Optical storage materials
(160.5470) Materials : Polymers
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials
(160.5335) Materials : Photosensitive materials

Original Manuscript: November 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: December 10, 2013
Published: February 3, 2014

Shingo Takayama, Kohta Nagaya, Keisuke Momose, and Yasuo Tomita, "Effects of symbol modulation coding on readout fidelity of shift-multiplexed holographic digital data page storage in a photopolymerizable nanoparticle-(thiol-ene)polymer composite film," Appl. Opt. 53, B53-B59 (2014)

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