Abstract

By now, everyone is familiar with the products of the first two generations of commercially successful optical data storage: compact discs for audio and software distribution and digital versatile discs for video. This article reviews these optical disc technologies and looks ahead to successive generations, which will exhibit finer resolution, higher data rate and increased capacity.

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