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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 14 — Jul. 4, 2011
  • pp: 13257–13267

An integrated optical pickup with roll-to-roll fabricated diffractive components

Jo-Han Hsu, Chi-Hung Lee, and Rongshun Chen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 13257-13267 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.013257


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Abstract

This work designed and fabricated an optical pickup system based on optical films using the roll-to-roll process. The design combined the advantages of the stacked and planar optical pickup system. Two blazed gratings were used as beam splitters for bending the optical path, while a cylindrical lens was used for astigmatic focus-error detection. The proposed design effectively reduces overall system configuration, component cost, and fabrication complexity.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1950) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction gratings
(210.0210) Optical data storage : Optical data storage
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices

ToC Category:
Diffraction and Gratings

History
Original Manuscript: March 18, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 13, 2011
Published: June 24, 2011

Citation
Jo-Han Hsu, Chi-Hung Lee, and Rongshun Chen, "An integrated optical pickup with roll-to-roll fabricated diffractive components," Opt. Express 19, 13257-13267 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-19-14-13257


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