Optical Data Storage: Phase-change media and recording (Philips Research Book Series) by Andrei V. Mijiritskii
Springer; 2006 edition | December 20, 2006 | English | ISBN: 3527406670 | 180 pages | PDF | 10 MB
This is an overview of recording principles, materials aspects, and applications of rewritable optical storage. Elements of data recording, including mark formation, eraseability, direct overwrite strategies, data quality and data stability are explained and extensively discussed. Throughout the book, a mark formation model is described and used to back-up measurement results and support the discussed applications.