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Single Beam Direct Over-Write of Phase Change Media Disclosure Number: IPCOM000059124D
Original Publication Date: 1988-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-15

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Barton, RW Chen, M Dewey, A Jipson, VB [+details]


An optical storage system is described in which direct overwrite of previously recorded data on a phase change medium is accomplished with a single optical beam at reasonable data rates.