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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 18 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 13885–13892

Application of surface polariton coupling between nano recording marks to optical data storage

Kuo Pin Chiu, Kuei Fu Lai, and Din Ping Tsai  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 18, pp. 13885-13892 (2008)

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We use 3-dimensional finite-difference time-domain method to investigate surface polariton coupling between two nano-recording marks which are of different shapes. The different coupling characteristics and the influence of these coupling effects on read-out reflection signal will be discussed.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(210.4770) Optical data storage : Optical recording
(240.6680) Optics at surfaces : Surface plasmons

ToC Category:
Optical Data Storage

Original Manuscript: July 9, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 15, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 15, 2008
Published: August 22, 2008

Kuo Pin Chiu, Kuei Fu Lai, and Din Ping Tsai, "Application of surface polariton coupling between nano recording marks to optical data storage," Opt. Express 16, 13885-13892 (2008)

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