Individually addressable laser arrays can offer the simultaneous writing and/or reading of information with optical data storage media. Within the limit of the optical head, the data rates can be multiplied by the number of emitters in the array. So far, high-power addressable arrays have been limited to 80 mW/element and only 4 channels.1

© 1991 Optical Society of America

PDF Article


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription