Near-field phase change optical recording using a GaP hemispherical lens

Kusato Hirota, Thomas D Milster, Kei Shimura, Van Zhang, Joshua S. Jo

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A GaP solid immersion lens and a modified liquid immersion lens (MLIL) are studied. The phase change marks exhibit a diameter of approximately 200 nm when recorded by the MLIL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)968-972
Number of pages5
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics, Part 1: Regular Papers and Short Notes and Review Papers
Issue number2 B
Publication statusPublished - 2000



  • GaP lenses
  • Near-field optics
  • Near-field recording
  • Optical data storage
  • Super resolution
  • Vector diffraction

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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