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Use of Frequency Shifting in Optical Recording

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050019D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Cohen, MS DiStefano, TH Scott, BA [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a method for writing information by using the beam not to make a physical hole in a film, but rather to irreversibly shift the resonant frequency of an optical cavity.