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Low Temperature Optical Storage Films

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050428D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

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Ahn, KY Herd, SR Mazzeo, NJ [+details]


Optical storage films of tellurium are prepared by thermal evaporation containing many networks of voids. When the film is exposed to elevated temperatures in a humid environment, the film surface reacts with the atmosphere and degrades to a useless state.