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Optical Information Storage by Spatial Lifetime Hole Burning

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053595D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Kunz, RE Philpott, MR [+details]

Abstract

Information is stored digitally in an optical storage system at room temperature by changing the lifetime of luminescence from material in a region of small spatial extent.