Potential of multi-photon reading and writing for optical data storage systems

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Abstract

Multi-photon (MP) optical data storage systems (ODS) have been discussed for many years. A differentiating advantage for MP systems is the ability to interrogate through the depth of a multiple-layer substrate without significant influence from out-of-focus layers. Until recently, these systems have been impractical due to the cost, size and complexity of the lasers used for writing and reading. This presentation discusses a brief overview of MP physics for ODS, writing and readout techniques, MP-ODS systems published to date, potential storage densities, new compact MP laser sources appropriate for ODS, and a new MP enhancement effect for readout signal enhancement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherSPIE
Volume9587
ISBN (Print)9781628417531
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015
EventOptical Data Storage 2015 Conference, ODS 2015 - San Diego, United States
Duration: Aug 9 2015 → …

Other

OtherOptical Data Storage 2015 Conference, ODS 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Diego
Period8/9/15 → …

Keywords

  • Multi-photon
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical data storage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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    Milster, T. D., Lu, P., & Kieu, K. Q. (2015). Potential of multi-photon reading and writing for optical data storage systems. In Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering (Vol. 9587). [95870B] SPIE. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2192486