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Optical recording medium or carrier

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428640800 Coloring agent containing 29
428640500 Tellurium containing 28
428640700 Polycarbonate containing 21
428650100 Polymer derived from material having at least one acrylic or alkacrylic group or the nitrile or amide derivative thereof (e.g., acrylamide, acrylate ester, etc.) 15
428650200 Adhesive containing 5
20110200780OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - Provided is a manufacturing method of an optical information storage medium irradiated with laser beams to optically record or reproduce information. A method of manufacturing an optical information storage medium according to the present invention includes forming asperity patterns for guiding laser beams on both sides of a second substrate 08-18-2011
20080206508Method for producing optical storage media having multiple information layers - The present invention relates to a method for producing a two- or multilayer optical storage medium, wherein a first half-substrate with a first information layer is produced and a first metal layer is applied to the surface of the first half-substrate containing the information structure. Furthermore, a second half-substrate with a second information structure is produced and a separation layer is applied onto the surface of the second half-substrate containing the information structure. The two half-substrates are glued together by means of an adhesive, wherein the metal layer of the first half-substrate and the separation layer of the second half-substrate face each other with an adhesive layer in-between. After curing of the adhesive, the separation layer of the second half-substrate is separated from the adhesive layer and a second metal layer is applied onto the adhesive layer.08-28-2008
20110143076PRESSURE-SENSITIVE ADHESIVE, SHEET FOR MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM06-16-2011
20090075016MULTILAYER INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREFOR - Disclosed herein is a method for producing a multilayer information recording medium having at least two information recording layers, in which a resin layer is formed between each pair of the information recording layers, the method including: holding a substrate; feeding a resin onto the substrate; and removing the excess resin by moving a squeegee throughout the entire surface of the substrate so that the interval between the bottom surface of the squeegee and the surface of the substrate is kept constant. The substrate may have a resin-coated region, onto which the resin is to be applied, and a non-resin-coated region, onto which the resin is not to be applied. In this case, the resin-coated region has a smaller contact angle with the resin than the non-resin-coated region. The method for producing a multilayer information recording medium may further include, prior to feeding a resin onto the substrate, subjecting a specified area of the substrate to an oil repellent treatment to increase the contact angle of the specified area with the resin.03-19-2009
20080274323Process for Producing an Optical Recording Medium with Several Stages and Medium Obtained Thereby - The recording medium comprises at least a first (L11-06-2008
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20100119761OPTICAL 3D MEMORY COMPRISING A BLOCK COPOLYMER CONTAINING A PHOTOACTIVE MONOMER HAVING A PHOTOISOMERABLE GROUP - The present invention relates to a block copolymer comprising: at least a bloc A having a T05-13-2010
20100151177MULTILAYERED INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND PROCESS FOR PRODUCING SAID MULTILAYERED INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING MULTILAYERED INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND SCREEN CONSTITUTING SAID PRODUCTION APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING MULTILAYERED INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - The present invention provides a method for manufacturing a multilayer information recording medium including at least two information recording portions and a resin layer interposed between the information recording portions, both of which are disposed on a signal substrate. The method includes a first process of forming a predetermined information recording portion on one principal surface of the signal substrate and a second process of passing a part of a resin-containing coating, which is supplied on a screen having an application region with a plurality of first pores and a removal region with a plurality of second pores, through the first pores by sliding a squeegee on the screen so as to form a coating layer on the predetermined information recording portion, and curing the resin contained in the coating layer so as to form the resin layer. The first process and the second process are carried out respectively a predetermined number of times. In each second process, at least a part of the resin-containing coating that has not been applied on the predetermined information recording portion and that remains on the screen is allowed to pass through the second pores so as to be removed from the screen surface.06-17-2010
20100080947OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - An optical recording material for use in an optical recording layer of an optical recording medium comprising the optical recording layer provided on a substrate, 04-01-2010
20120183717Multi-Layer Optical Disc - The invention relates to three-dimensional optical memory devices and can be used in all areas of computing in which it is necessary to record large data files on compact carriers. The claimed device can also be used for recording, storing and playing back video and audio recordings. A multi-layer optical disc consists of a series of alternating layers of optically transparent materials arranged in groups that comprise a layer of a material with a refraction index n07-19-2012
20100075099SPUTTERING TARGET FOR OPTICAL MEDIA, METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME, OPTICAL MEDIUM, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SAME - A sputtering target for optical media is mainly composed of Al and contains 1 to 10 at % of one or two species of elements selected from the group consisting of Ta and Nb and 0.1 to 10 at % of Ag. An optical medium 03-25-2010
20100075098PYRIDINONE BASED AZO DYES AND THIER METAL COMPLEX SALTS - The present invention relates to pyridinone based azo dyes and/or of anionic azo metal complex dye salts made thereof with cationic basic yellow dyes, which are characterized by an unsaturated bond in beta-position to the endocyclic N atom of the pyridinone, and to their use in optical layers for optical data recording, preferably for optical data recording using a laser with a wavelength up to 450 nm.03-25-2010
20090053454OPTICAL DISC AND METHOD FOR FABRICATING THE SAME - An optical disc includes an annular substrate, a coating layer, a damping layer, and a leveling layer. The annular substrate includes a supporting portion, and a recording portion surrounding the supporting portion, wherein the recording portion has a recording surface located on a first side thereof. For disc clamping and cost saving, the supporting portion is thicker than the recording portion. The coating layer is formed on the recoding surface for recording dada. The damping layer is formed on the coating layer to shorten the response time of the optical disc to vibration. The leveling layer is formed on the side of the annular substrate opposite to the recording surface for leveling the disk deformation caused during fabrication. A method for fabricating the aforementioned optical disc is also disclosed.02-26-2009
20100047506OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - The present invention can record or reproduce information in a stable manner with a simple configuration. According to the present invention, since a photoinitiator whose vaporization temperature is between 140 and 400 deg C. is included, a portion around a focal point Fb of a recording optical beam L02-25-2010
20090155515OPTICAL RECORDING FILM FOR OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - Disclosed herein is a recording film for an optical recording medium, in which recording marks are to be formed by irradiation with a laser beam. The recording film is made of an In-base alloy containing either of an In—Ni alloy and an In—Co alloy or both the In—Ni alloy and In—Co alloy in a content in the range of 1 to 50% at. and nitrogen. The In—Ni alloy preferably has a nitrogen content in the range of 5 to 14% at. and the In—Co alloy preferably has a nitrogen content in the range of 5 to 20% at.06-18-2009
20090155514MULTILAYER OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND OPTICAL RECORDING METHOD - A multilayer optical recording medium including at least multiple information layers having at least a phase change recording layer capable of recording information by laser irradiation and a reflection layer, wherein information layer as seen from a side of the laser irradiation has at least a lower protection layer, the phase change recording layer, an upper protection layer, the reflection layer and an optical transmission layer, the upper protection layer and the optical transmission layer in each information layer other than the innermost one are composed of an Sn oxide-containing material and a thickness of the upper protection layer in each information layer other than the innermost one as seen from the side of the laser irradiation is 2 nm to 15 nm is provided.06-18-2009
20100040822RELEASE SHEET FOR STAMPER-RECEIVING LAYER, AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM-PRODUCING SHEET - A release sheet, on which a stamper receiving layer for producing an optical recording medium is laminated, comprising a release agent layer on a side to which the stamper receiving layer is laminated, wherein the release agent layer is formed using a release agent that contains an organopolysiloxane (other than an MQ resin below) containing an alkenyl group in the molecule, an MQ resin containing an alkenyl group and having, as constituent components, M units represented by formula (1)02-18-2010
20100068442Trimethine Cyanine Compounds, Their Preparation and Their Use - The present invention relates to a trimethine cyanine represented by the formula (1):03-18-2010
20130052389OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - [Object] To provide an optical recording medium that can be applied to a write-once optical recording medium having a high capacity of about 25 GB per one layer, and has good recording properties when a multilayered recording layer configuration is provided.02-28-2013
20100003444MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR MULTILAYER INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, MANUFACTURING APPARATUS FOR MULTILAYER INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND MULTILAYER INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An apparatus for manufacturing a multi-layered information recording medium of the present invention is an apparatus for manufacturing the multi-layered information recording medium for discharging a stiffening resin to a substrate while relatively moving at least one of the substrate and ink jet heads wherein the apparatus has a plurality of ink jet heads disposed on every different kind of the discharged stiffening resin, and constituted so as to stack-coat the stiffening resin to the substrate. With the constitution, a resin intermediate layer of a thick film, for example, greater than 10 μm having uniform thickness distribution and excellent in surface smoothness can be formed.01-07-2010
20130071600INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical information recording medium including three or more information layers, wherein at least one information layer provided on the light incident side is an information layer which enables information to be overwritten and includes a recording film, a transmittance adjusting film of a dielectric containing Bi, Ti and O, and an isolation film in this order from a light incident side; and the isolation film is provided between and adjacent to the transmittance adjusting film and an intermediate separation layer which separate the information layer from another information layer on the side opposite to the light incident side; and the isolation film has an optical constant at a wavelength of 405 nm such that a refractive index is 1.8 or less and an extinction coefficient is 0.05 or less. This information recording medium prevents the repeated overwriting characteristics in a sever environment from being deteriorated.03-21-2013
20090092782INDOLE COMPOUND, OPTICAL FILTER AND OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL - An indole compound represented by general formula (I):04-09-2009
20090269541OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL, CHALCONE TYPE COMPOUNDS AND METAL COMPLEXES - An optical recording material comprising at least one kind of chalcone type compound represented by the following general formula (I) or a metal complex using the chalcone type compound as a ligand:10-29-2009
20090269540OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - Provided is an extremely high-density optical recording medium with excellent jitter characteristics and good recording/reproducing characteristics.10-29-2009
20090269539Information Recording Medium and Method for Manufacturing Same - The present invention provides an information recording medium with high reliability and excellent repeated rewriting performance even when no interface layer is formed and a method for manufacturing the same. Accordingly, the information recording medium for carrying out recording and/or reproducing by light irradiation or electric energy application has a material layer containing at least one element selected from a group GM consisting of Sn and Ga, at least one element selected from a group GL consisting of Ta and Y, and oxygen.10-29-2009
20090075013THREE-DIMENSIONAL RECORDING AND REPRODUCING APPARATUS - A recording medium including a plurality of recording layers, including: an optional first recording layer on which a light spot at a diffraction limit is formed; and a second recording layer on which a mark string pattern is formed, said second recording layer being different from said first recording layer, wherein when said mark string pattern is formed on a light receiving plane, while information of said first recording layer is reproduced, assuming that an optical distance between said first and second recording layers is dm, an optical distance d between optional two recording layers among a plurality of said recording layers is different from said dm.03-19-2009
20130065008OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND RECORDING MATERIAL FOR THE SAME - Disclosed herein is a recording material for an optical recording medium. The recording material has a composition represented by a general formula of Bi03-14-2013
20090233036INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An information recording medium (09-17-2009
20090011169Write-Once-Read-Many Optical Recording Medium - The present invention provides a write-once-read-many optical recording medium comprising a substrate, a recording layer comprising any one of bismuth and an oxide of bismuth, an overcoat layer and a reflective layer in this order from a laser beam incident plane, wherein the write-once-read-many optical recording medium has a reflectivity of 35% or less when a laser is applied to the flat part of the substrate or a write-once-read-many optical recording medium comprising a substrate, an undercoat layer, a recording layer comprising any one of bismuth and an oxide of bismuth, an overcoat layer and a reflective layer in this order from a laser beam incident plane, wherein the write-once-read-many optical recording medium has a reflectivity of 35% or less when a laser is applied to the flat part of the substrate.01-08-2009
20120027979OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - An optical recording medium includes a support substrate, and a semi-transmissive recording layer including a first dielectric layer, a semi-transmissive semi-reflective layer, a second dielectric layer, a phase-change recording material layer, and a third dielectric layer which are laminated in that order from the support substrate side. The semi-transmissive semi-reflective layer is composed of silver, and the first dielectric layer includes a composite oxide layer using niobium oxide.02-02-2012
20110300324OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - The present invention provides an optical recording medium realizing reduced manufacturing cost of the optical recording medium. An optical recording medium 12-08-2011
20110143075SPUTTERING TARGET AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR, AND RECORDABLE OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - To provide a sputtering target for preparing a recordable optical recording medium characterized by comprising Bi and B and a manufacturing method thereof, a recordable high density optical recording medium using the sputtering target, and a sputtering target which is capable of improving a speed of the film formation for the improvement of productivity, which has a high intensity at the time of the film formation and which has a heightened packing density.06-16-2011
20090148648ULTRAVIOLET-CURABLE RESIN COMPOSITION AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - The present invention provides an ultraviolet-curable resin composition, comprising a silicone compound represented by the following formula (1): [Chemical Formula 1]06-11-2009
20100119763PRODUCTION METHOD FOR OPTICAL DISC MASTER, OPTICAL DISC MASTER, STAMPER, AND OPTICAL DISC - A production method for an optical disc master includes the steps of: preparing a substrate; forming an intermediate layer having a predetermined thickness on the substrate; forming an inorganic resist layer having a thickness on the intermediate layer, a ratio of the thickness of the intermediate layer to the thickness of the inorganic resist layer being in a range between 0.8:1 and 1.5:1; irradiating the inorganic resist layer with a laser beam to selectively expose the inorganic resist layer; and developing the selectively exposed inorganic resist layer.05-13-2010
20090148649NOVEL PHASE CHANGE MAGNETIC MATERIAL - The invention relates to a phase change magnetic composite material for use in an information recording medium, said material comprising a phase change material component, and a ferromagnetic material component, wherein said material exhibits both magnetic effects and phase change effects, and is usable for optical media, phase change random access memory (PCRAM) devices, magnetic random access memory (MRAM) devices, solid state memory devices, sensor devices, logical devices, cognitive devices, artificial neuron network, three level device, control device, SOC (system on chip) device, and semiconductors.06-11-2009
20100119762INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An information recording medium comprising a substrate (05-13-2010
20100080948OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical recording medium includes: a substrate; an information signal layer provided on the substrate; and a protective layer provided on the information signal layer. The information signal layer is provided with a reflecting layer, a recording layer provided on the reflecting layer and first, second and third dielectric layers laminated successively on the recording layer. Refractive indexes of the first, second and third dielectric layers are different from each other between the adjacent dielectric layers to each other. Among the first, second and third dielectric layers, the dielectric layer having the highest refractive index contains, as a main component, at least one member selected from the group consisting of titanium oxide, niobium oxide and a mixture of zinc sulfide and silicon oxide. The dielectric layer having the highest refractive index has a refractive index of 2.3 or more at a wavelength of 405 nm.04-01-2010
20110171416OPTICAL DISK WITH TEXTURED EDGE - A method for producing optical discs is provided. A substrate for an optical disc is formed by utilizing a molding process. A textured surface is formed at an outer diameter edge of the substrate. A protective coating is applied to cover the textured surface at the outer diameter edge. The protective coating adheres securely to the textured surface at the outer diameter edge to prevent seepage of moisture into the optical disc through the outer diameter edge surface. Thus, an improved optical disc which avoids moisture-caused warpage, corrosion and/or oxidation can be formed.07-14-2011
20090263612System and Method for Photobleaching of Optical Media - A photobleachable ink composition having: at least one light-sensitive optical-state change material; at least one bleaching accelerant; at least one solvent; and at least one binder material; wherein the ink composition has a viscosity between about 0.1 centipoise and about 10,000 centipoise, and a maximum optical absorbance in a range from about 200 nanometers to about 800 nanometers; and wherein the ink composition is capable of change from a first optical state to a second optical state upon exposure to light. The composition may also include a plasticizer.10-22-2009
20090263611OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL AND METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND - [Problem]: An optical recording medium having a capability of recording and/or reading high density optical information using a short wavelength laser light is provided.10-22-2009
20100098897HIGH DENSITY INFORMATION STORAGE MEDIUM HAVING PLASMONIC NANO DEVICE - A high density information storage medium includes a recording layer in which information is stored; a thin metal film placed on the recording layer and having a structure in which nano-apertures having a size of several nanometers to several hundred nanometers are defined at regular intervals; and a protective layer placed on the thin metal film. As light irradiated from above the protective layer passes through the nano-apertures, physical characteristics of the recording layer are changed, whereby information is stored.04-22-2010
20090252914OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM HAVING WRITE ONCE METAL REFLECTIVE FILM - A pirated optical recording medium may be determined which is produced by physically transferring a shape of pits and lands formed on a substrate of an optical recording medium. The optical recording medium is provided with excellent weatherability and long-term storage reliability. A reflective film formed of an Ag alloy film of Ag10-08-2009
20090280286MULTILAYER INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A multi-layer information recording medium comprising a substrate that has an inner circumference and an outer circumference, three or more information recording layers and resin layers disposed between the information recording layers, wherein positions of the ends on the inner circumference side of the resin layers are different from each other in at least one combination of two neighboring resin layers, and the end on the inner circumference side of at least one of the resin layers is covered by another resin layer.11-12-2009
20090291246OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, AZO-TYPE IRON CHELATE COLORING MATTER, AND AZO-TYPE METAL CHELATE COLORING MATTER ADDITIVE - An optical recording medium, which makes information be recorded and read with light having wavelength of 700 nm or shorter, with excellent light resistance, high-speed recording and high-density recording is provided.11-26-2009
20090286036MULTI-LAYERED PHASE-CHANGE OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A multi-layered phase-change optical recording medium having a first substrate and a second substrate, and a plurality of information layers, wherein each of thermal diffusion layers of information layers other than an information layer disposed at the innermost side as viewed from the first substrate side has In oxide, Zn oxide, Sn oxide and Si oxide, and when the contents of thereof are represented by “a”, “b”, “c” and “d” [mol %] respectively, the following requirements are satisfied, and when the refractive index of the first and second substrates was represented by “n”, the laser light wavelength is represented by “λ” and the depth of the groove guide of the first and second substrates is represented by H, the H satisfied the following requirement,11-19-2009
20090291247OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - Provided is an optical recording medium including at least a lower substrate having a servo pit pattern, a recording layer on the lower substrate for recording information by holography, an upper substrate on the recording layer, and a transparent resin layer provided between the upper substrate and the recording layer. Forms in which the transparent resin layer contains any one of a thermosetting resin and a slow-setting UV curable resin, and the like are preferable.11-26-2009
20100143637Optical recording medium, and method for producing optical recording medium - An object of the invention is to provide an optical recording medium and a method for producing an optical recording medium that enable to improve the quality of a servo signal and a reproduction signal. The optical recording medium satisfies: t06-10-2010
20080233331METHOD AND DEVICE FOR PRODUCING A NANOPATTERNED DISC - The invention relates to a method and a device according to the preambles of claims 09-25-2008
20100129586MULTI-PURPOSE HIGH-DENSITY OPTICAL DISC - An optical recording medium includes a first half-disc and a second half-disc. The first half-disc includes a substrate and an information layer (including a reflective layer) formed on a first side of the substrate. The second half-disc is bonded by an adhesive to a second side of the substrate of the first half-disc. In addition, a cover layer is formed over the first reflective layer. The cover layer has a thickness of approximately 0.1 mm. The substrate of the first half-disc has a thickness in a range of 0.3 mm to 1.0 mm. The first and second half-discs together have a combined thickness in a range of 0.8 mm to 1.3 mm.05-27-2010
20080292828Composition Comprising Various Proteorhodopsins and/or Bacteriorhodopsins and Use Thereof - The present invention provides a solid material comprising an immobilized mixture of two or more proteorhodopsins, two or more bacteriorhodopsins, or one or more bacteriorhodopsin and one or more proteorhodopsins. The proteorhodopsins are selected from the group consisting of all-trans-retinal-containing proteorhodopsins and retinal analog-containing proteorhodopsins; all of which have absorption spectra that do not overlap. The bacteriorhodopsins are selected from the group consisting of all-trans-retinal-containing bacteriorhodopsins and retinal analog-containing bacteriorhodopsins; all of which have absorption spectra that do not overlap. The present invention also provides an optical information carrier, such as an optical data storage material and a fraud-proof optical data carrier, comprising the above-described solid material and a substrate selected from the group consisting of glass, paper, metal, fabric material, and plastic material, wherein said solid material is deposited on said substrate. The present invention further provides security ink comprising one or more hydrophilic polymers and a mixture of various photochromic materials.11-27-2008
20080292829RECORDING MEDIUM, RECORDING APPARATUS AND RECORDING METHOD - A recording medium of the recordable type in the form of a multi-layer disc or the like which is improved in compatibility and feasibility in use and a recording apparatus and a recording method ready for the recording medium are disclosed. A region for recording interlayer folding back position information is set on the recording medium (for example, “End sector number in Layer 0” or a session item type 3). In response to a fact that recording on a certain recording layer reaches a maximum recording range or that data recording advances from a certain recording layer to a next recording layer, interlayer folding back position information is recorded on the recording medium. This signifies that such recording is performed when advancement of the data recording to another recording layer is performed at a stage prior to disc closing or session closing or when it is predicted that such advancement of the data recording occurs soon. Also where the disc is of the type for which multi-session recording is performed, interlayer folding back position information is recorded with regard to a session in which folding back is performed.11-27-2008
20100143636OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - There is provided a read-only optical information recording medium including a reflective film which has high reflectivity, and is superior in environment resistance at the time of being kept in a high-temperature, high humidity environment as well as light resistance at the time of being kept in a high-intensity light irradiation environment and repeating reproduction durability against a repeating reproduction test. In a read-only optical information recording medium in which at least one reflective film and at least one light transmissive layer are laminated in order on a substrate, the reflective film is made of a Ag-base alloy including 0.01 to 1.0 at % of Bi and 0.1 to 13.0 at % of Cu.06-10-2010
20110206889OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A multilayer optical recording medium in which, as a recording layer is located farther from a surface of incidence of a light beam for reading, the amount of light that reaches the surface of incidence after being reflected off the recording layer is smaller.08-25-2011
20080317993AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM AND SPUTTERING TARGET FOR FORMING AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM - The present invention relates to an Ag alloy film. Particularly, it is preferably used as a reflective film or semi-transmissive reflective film for an optical information recording medium having high thermal conductivity/high reflectance/high durability in the field of optical information recording media, an electromagnetic-shielding film excellent in Ag aggregation resistance, and an optical reflective film on the back of a reflection type liquid crystal display device, or the like. The Ag alloy film of the present invention comprises an Ag base alloy containing Bi and/or Sb in a total amount of 0.005 to 10% (in terms of at %). Further, the present invention relates to a sputtering target used for the deposition of such an Ag alloy film.12-25-2008
20090208692LIMITED LIFE OPTICAL MEDIA - Optical media of a limited usable life are disclosed. The invention relates to chemical formulations and methods and processes for creating time limiting mechanisms for the inclusion in optical media thereby providing optical media with a limited usable life in which encoded information may be accessed, played and/or read for a prescribed limited time. The invention provides formulations and methods for corrosion of and/or the corrosive degradation of a reflective layer(s) and/or reflective material of optical media such that the encoded information stored on an optical medium can not longer be read by a reading beam.08-20-2009
20110229679MANUFACTURING METHOD OF INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - A method for manufacturing an information recording medium including N information layers, (N−1) intermediate layers interposed between the information layers and a protective layer laminated on the Nth information layer placed on a substrate formed with a first reference point, including: forming the information layer on the substrate; repeating (N−1) times a process of applying radiation curable resin on the information layer, a process of affixing a transfer stamper formed with a second reference point to the radiation curable resin, a process of curing the radiation curable resin by irradiation, and a process of forming the intermediate layer by peeling the transfer stamper at an interface with the radiation curable resin, in order to form the (N−1) information layers and the (N−1) intermediate layers and thereafter form the Nth information layer; and forming the protective layer on the Nth information layer, wherein in the process of affixing the transfer stamper to the radiation curable resin, the transfer stamper is affixed so that the second reference point of the transfer stamper is each time at a different position with respect to the first reference point of the substrate.09-22-2011
20090220724Flexible VCD Having Domed Center and Flat Central Bottom Ring and Method of Making Thereof - A Flexible VCD Having Domed Center and Flat Central Bottom Ring and Method of Making Thereof is disclosed. The disc will has a flat data storage section of its substrate that is less than 0.7 millimeters thick, while the central region of the disc is defined by a dome structure adjacent to the spindle aperture that is of standard digital disc thickness. The disc is thin enough such that its substrate is flexible. The dome structure is shaped to provide the widest compatibility with player/recorders, as well as with disc printing systems. Disc versions are available that provide conical dome structures, as well as slivered dome structures of both conical and rectangular cross-section, and a combined design having a plurality of raised protrusions on the top surface of the disc, and a flat central ring protruding from the bottom surface of the disc. The method for manufacturing the discs simply requires the replacement of the conventional stamper holder with a stamper holding having a non-flat face.09-03-2009
20110223369Reverse Optical Mastering for Data Storage Disk Replicas - A data storage master disk and method of making a data storage master disk. The data storage disk master is for use in a data storage disk replication process. The data storage disk molding processes produces replica disks having a surface relief pattern with replica lands and replica grooves. The method includes providing a master substrate. The master substrate is at least partially covered with a layer of photosensitive material. A surface relief pattern having master lands and master grooves is recorded in the data storage disk master, including the steps of exposing and developing the photosensitive material is controlled to form master grooves extending down to a substrate interface between the master substrate and the layer of photosensitive material, such that the width of the master grooves at the substrate interface corresponds to a desired width of the replica lands.09-15-2011
20090117313AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM AND SPUTTERING TARGET FOR FORMING AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM - The present invention relates to an Ag alloy film. Particularly, it is preferably used as a reflective film or semi-transmissive reflective film for an optical information recording medium having high thermal conductivity/high reflectance/high durability in the field of optical information recording media, an electromagnetic-shielding film excellent in Ag aggregation resistance, and an optical reflective film on the back of a reflection type liquid crystal display device, or the like. The Ag alloy film of the present invention comprises an Ag base alloy containing Bi and/or Sb in a total amount of to 10% (in terms of at %). Further, the present invention relates to a sputtering target used for the deposition of such an Ag alloy film.05-07-2009
20080260983Irreversible Optical Recording Medium Comprising A Track with Low Raised Zones And Method For Using Same - An irreversible optical recording medium comprises at least a substrate whereon is arranged at least a photosensitive layer comprising a structured front face destined to receive an optical radiation during data recording and/or reading operations. The medium also comprises a track comprising raised zones, having: 10-23-2008
20080260984OPTICAL INFORMATON RECORDING MEDIUM - In a write-once optical information recording medium including a substrate, a groove-shaped track such as a guiding groove, and an optical recording layer containing an organic dye material and disposed on the guiding groove, wherein information is recorded by irradiating a short-wavelength laser beam from a surface of the optical recording layer opposite the substrate, and the information can be reproduced by reading a change in the reflected light of a short-wavelength laser beam after the information recording, an unrecorded portion of the optical recording layer has a lower reflectance than a pit portion formed after recording to a portion of the optical recording layer, the optical recording layer has a refractive index n in the range of about 1.2 to about 2.1 before recording and an extinction coefficient k in the range of about 0.01 to about 0.7 before recording, and n+k is in the range of about 1.4 to about 2.1.10-23-2008
20090246442Noise reduction layer for optical data storage media - An optical data storage disk including a substrate, a nanocrystalline noise reduction layer formed over the substrate, a reflector formed directly on the noise reduction layer and a cover layer formed over the reflector layer. An optical source detects data from the disk through the cover layer. In some embodiments, the reflector layer forms part of a multilayer recording stack and the cover layer is formed over the multilayer recording stack. In some embodiments, the noise reduction layer includes one or more components selected from the group consisting of Ti, Ti alloys, Ti oxides, Cr, Cr alloys and Cr oxides. Additionally, a method of forming an optical data storage disk that includes a nanocrystalline noise reduction layer.10-01-2009
20090246441System and Method for Photobleaching of Optical Media - A photobleachable ink composition having: at least one light-sensitive optical-state change material; at least one bleaching agent; at least one ionic liquid plasticizer; at least one solvent; and at least one binder material; wherein the ink composition has a viscosity between about 0.1 centipoise and about 10,000 centipoise, and a maximum optical absorbance in a range from about 200 nanometers to about 800 nanometers; and wherein said ink composition is capable of change from a first optical state to a second optical state upon exposure to light.10-01-2009
20100178446RECORDING LAYER FOR OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, SPUTTERING TARGET, AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - Recording marks are formed in a recording layer by irradiation with a laser beam. The recording layer is made of an In-base alloy containing Ni and/or Co in a content in the range of 20 to 65 at %. Another recording layer is made of an In-base alloy containing Ni and/or Co, and containing at least one of Sn, Bi, Ge and Si in a content of 19 at % or below excluding 0 at %. An optical recording medium is provided with either of the foregoing recording layers. A sputtering target is used for forming the recording layer. The recording layer of the optical recording medium has a high reflectivity (initial reflectivity), a high C/N ratio and a low jitter.07-15-2010
20120196077OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND PRODUCTION METHOD FOR OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - [Object] To enable stable void recording to be performed with lower power than in a case where a conventional void (hole) recording method is adopted.08-02-2012
20100233414MULTILAYER OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR MANUFACTURING THE MULTILAYER OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A multilayer optical recording medium includes: a substrate; a plurality of optical recording layers provided on the substrate; and a plurality of intermediate layers each provided between adjoining optical recording layers disposed in a thickness direction. In this multilayer optical recording medium, each of the intermediate layers has a birefringence property and a principal axis direction of birefringence of each intermediate layer is oriented at 90 degrees with respect to that of an adjoining intermediate layer.09-16-2010
20100233413OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A write-once type optical recording medium 09-16-2010
20100015380Method And Apparatus For Pattern Transfer, And Annular Recording Medium - An apparatus for transferring a pattern of minute surface structures, using a pair of press members which are located opposingly for movements toward and away from each other. One press member is adapted to support thereon a mold having on a transfer surface a master pattern of minute structures to be transferred, while the other press member is adapted to support thereon an annular substrate plate having a curable resin layer coated thereon and to press the resin layer against the transfer surface of the mold to transfer said minute structures to the resin layer. The mod is provided with a circular center hole defining at least three small-diameter segments and three large-diameter segments alternately and at uniform angular intervals along an inner periphery of the mold. The annular substrate plate has an inside diameter exactly matching with the small-diameter segments at the inner periphery of the mold. A chuck mechanism is provided inside of the lower press member, the chuck mechanism having at least three chuck pawls located in uniformly spaced positions along inner periphery of the substrate plate. The chuck pawls are radially displaceable to take either an operative position or a receded position, and are adapted to grip the inner periphery of the substrate together the small-diameter segments of the center hole of the mold at the time of setting the substrate plate in alignment with the mold, and to grip the inner periphery of said substrate plate alone, at spaced positions from the large-diameter segments of the center hole of the mold, at the time of separating the substrate plate from said mold.01-21-2010
20100215891RECORDING MEDIUM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD OF RECORDING MEDIUM - A recording medium and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. More particularly, a recording medium having a high density and high energy transfer efficiency and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The recording medium includes a substrate, a recording layer formed on the substrate, a first cover layer having a first hardness formed on the recording layer, and a second cover layer having a second hardness arranged on the first cover layer.08-26-2010
20100255244SPUTTERING TARGET FOR MAKING OPTICAL MEDIUM, METHOD OF MAKING SAME, OPTICAL MEDIUM, AND METHOD OF MAKING SAME - The present invention aims at providing a sputtering target for making an optical medium whose reflective layer is mainly composed of Ag and capable of attaining an optical medium which is excellent in surface smoothness and can sufficiently suppress noise and jitter, a method of making the same, an optical medium, and a method of making the same. The present invention provides a sputtering target for making an optical medium comprising 0.1 to 2 at % of one or two elements selected from the group consisting of Ta and Nb, 0.1 to 1 at % of Al, and the balance constituted by Ag and unavoidable impurities; and an optical medium comprising a reflective layer having this composition on a substrate.10-07-2010
20100221480OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - To provide an optical recording medium in which error-causing short marks are produced in numbers small enough excellent high-recording characteristics and in which amorphous marks are uniform in shape. The optical recording medium includes: a first protective layer; a recording layer containing Sb as a main ingredient; a second protective layer; and a reflective layer, the first protective layer, the recording layer, the second protective layer and the reflective layer being provided in the order in which light passes through the medium for recording and reproduction of information, wherein the first protective layer and/or the second protective layer, both of which are in contact with the recording layer, are/is formed of a crystalline oxide.09-02-2010
20120141718DATA DISC, METHOD AND SYSTEM OF FORMING THE DISC - A data disc, method and apparatus for forming the disc are disclosed. The data disc includes a first substrate structure bonded to a second substrate structure, with two curable material layers disposed on different sides of at least one of the two substrate structures, and at least one groove formed on a surface of one of the two curable material layers.06-07-2012
20090075012Lithographic apparatus and device manufacturing method - A substrate carrier arranged to hold a substrate in position is disclosed. The substrate carrier has a transparent region that extends through the substrate carrier from a side of the substrate carrier on which the substrate is to be held to an opposite side of the substrate carrier, the transparent region being substantially transparent to a signal used to determine the position of an edge of the substrate on the substrate carrier.03-19-2009
20090075014OPTICAL RECORDING METHOD AND REPRODUCING METHOD - A method of recording on an optical recording medium which comprises a multi-photon absorption material and fine particles which have an sensitizing effect of enhancing a multi-photon absorption process of the multi-photon absorption material by a plasmon-enhanced field having anisotropy, the method including: deactivating the sensitizing effect of a part of the fine particles by deforming the part of the fine particles.03-19-2009
20120196076Thin Film Comprising Titanium Oxide as Main Component and Sintered Compact Sputtering Target Comprising Titanium Oxide as Main Component - A thin film comprising titanium oxide as its main component includes titanium, oxygen and copper, content of Ti is 29.0 to 34.0 at % and content of Cu is 0.003 to 7.7 at % or less with remainder being oxygen and unavoidable impurities. A ratio of oxygen component to metal components, O/(2 Ti+0.5 Cu), is 0.96 or higher. The thin film has a high refractive index and low extinction coefficient. A sintered compact sputtering target suitable for producing the foregoing thin film is also provided and can be used to obtain a thin film with superior transmittance and low reflectance and which is effective as an interference film or protective film of an optical information recording medium, and to obtain a thin film that can be applied to a glass substrate; that is, a thin film that can be used as a heat ray reflective film, antireflection film, and interference filter.08-02-2012
20090324869Substrate for Storage Media, and Method for Manufacturing a Recycled Resin Substrate - The main object of the present invention is to provide a substrate for storage media capable of recording and reproducing data for a limited period and capable of being easily recycled, and a method for manufacturing a recycled resin substrate reusable as such a substrate for storage media. In order to achieve the aforementioned object, the present invention provides a substrate for storage media comprising: a resin substrate containing a starch resin; and a resin layer formed on the resin substrate.12-31-2009
20110111162INDOLIUM COMPOUND AND OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL CONTAINING THE SAME - A novel indolium compound of general formula (I) and an optical recording material containing the indolium compound.05-12-2011
20090035505OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METAL COMPLEX - The invention provides an optical information recording medium having at least a substrate and a recording layer capable of recording information provided on the substrate. The recording layer contains at least a metal complex compound obtained by forming a salt from a cationic part and an anionic part, and the cationic part being a cation of a metal complex having a molar absorbance coefficient (∈) in the wavelength range of 350 to 1300 nm of 10,000 dm02-05-2009
20100183839Metal alloys for the reflective or the semi-reflective layer of an optical storage medium - A silver-based alloy thin film is provided for the semi-reflective coating layer of optical discs. Alloy additions to silver include copper and a rare earth metal. These alloys have moderate to high reflectivity and reasonable corrosion resistance in the ambient environment.07-22-2010
20110033651CONDUCTIVE COMPOSITION AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF, ANTISTATIC COATING MATERIAL, ANTISTATIC COATING, ANTISTATIC FILM, OPTICAL FILTER, AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND CAPACITORS AND PRODUCTION METHOD THEREOF - A conductive composition comprises a π conjugated conductive polymer, a polyanion, and a hydroxy group-containing aromatic compound containing two or more hydroxy groups. An antistatic coating material comprises the conductive composition and a solvent. An antistatic coating is produced by applying the antistatic coating material. A capacitor comprises an anode composed of a porous valve metal body; a dielectric layer formed by oxidizing a surface of the anode; and a cathode formed on the dielectric layer, wherein the cathode has a solid electrolyte layer comprising the conductive composition.02-10-2011
20110033650ULTRAVIOLET-CURABLE COMPOSITION FOR LIGHT-TRANSMISSION LAYER AND OPTICAL DISK - An ultraviolet-curable composition of the present invention includes epoxy(meth)acrylate, urethane(meth)acrylate, and a silicone compound represented by formula (1):02-10-2011
20110129634PATTERNED MEMBER AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE PATTERNED MEMBER - There are provided a patterned member which has densely arranged pits on the surface and which is easily manufactured, and a method for manufacturing such a patterned member. A patterned member includes a substrate 06-02-2011
20100035012DISC MASTER, DISC MASTER MANUFACTURING METHOD, STAMPER, DISC SUBSTRATE, OPTICAL DISC, AND OPTICAL DISC MANUFACTURING METHOD - In a process of manufacturing a disc master, a stamper, a disc substrate, and an optical disc, separation performance between the stamper and the disc substrate and maintenance of satisfactory signal characteristics after the optical disc is manufactured are taken into consideration in the step of manufacturing the disc master. In the disc master, a boundary portion between a recessed portion and a non-recessed portion includes a small protrusion which protrudes from a flat surface of the non-recessed portion. The shape of the disc master is inversely transferred to the stamper, and the shape of the stamper is inversely transferred to the disc substrate. The separation performance is improved and the signal characteristics are maintained due to the shape of the boundary portion.02-11-2010
20100003446OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, AND SPUTTERING TARGET AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An optical recording medium containing a substrate and a recording layer over the substrate, wherein the recording layer primarily contains Bi and O, and further contains B and at least one element X selected from Ge, Li, Sn, Cu, Fe, Pd, Zn, Mg, Nd, Mn and Ni, and a sputtering target containing Bi, B and at least one element X selected from Ge, Li, Sn, Cu, Fe, Pd, Zn, Mg, Nd, Mn and Ni.01-07-2010
20090311461OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An optical information recording medium is provided and includes a supporting substrate, a light-transmissive protective layer, information recording layers, and at least one interlayer transparent to a laser beam having a wavelength of 400 to 410 nm. Among the information recording layers, one or a plurality of information recording layers other than the information recording layer closest to the supporting substrate each function as a semi-transmissive information recording layer that transmits the laser beam. Some or all of the one or the plurality of semi-transmissive information recording layer include, from the laser beam incident side, a first dielectric portion having a refractive index of 2.4 or more for the wavelength of the laser beam, a recording material portion having a thickness of at least 5.2 nm, a second dielectric portion, a metal portion having a thickness of at least 7 nm, and a third dielectric portion in that order.12-17-2009
20120189799RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING RECORDING MEDIUM - A recording medium includes a substrate having a label-side surface on one side and a recording layer for recording and reproducing information on the other side. The label-side surface of the substrate has a mirror surface portion and a rough surface portion, a step having a step height of 10 μm or less is formed between the mirror surface portion and the rough surface portion, and an average roughness of the rough surface portion is between 10 μm and 2 μm, inclusive. Visible information is formed on the label-side surface by using the mirror surface portion and the rough surface portion.07-26-2012
20100055375OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, SPUTTERING TARGET, AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - To provide an optical recording medium including a substrate and over the substrate at least a recording layer that can record and reproduce with laser light in a blue wavelength region, wherein the recording layer includes Bi and O as main components, further includes at least any of C and N, and does not include Fe; or an optical recording medium including a substrate and over the substrate at least a recording layer that contains, as main components, Bi oxide, and a simple substance of each of one or more elements M (except Bi, C, and N) that enhance a light absorption function for a recording and reproducing laser light, wherein the optical recording medium can record and reproduce with laser light in a blue wavelength region, is provided.03-04-2010
20090029090OPTICAL INFORMATION MEDIUM - An optical information medium includes a substrate and a recording layer formed on the substrate. The recording layer includes a first recording film formed of a first material that has Si as a main constituent and a second recording film that is formed of a second material that has Cu as a main constituent and to which In is added, the second recording film being formed in a periphery of the first recording film. Data is recorded onto and reproduced from the recording layer by irradiation of the recording layer with a laser beam.01-29-2009
20090029088OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - Disclosed is an optical recording medium which is characterized by having an optical recording layer, which is made of an optical recording material containing at least one heterocyclic compound represented by the general formula (I) below, on a base. (I) (In the formula, Z01-29-2009
20110097532METHOD OF MANUFACTURING AN OPTICAL DATA STORAGE MEDIUM, OPTICAL DATA STORAGE MEDIUM AND APPARATUS FOR PERFORMING SAID METHOD - A method of manufacturing an optical data storage medium, comprising at least one substrate (04-28-2011
20120201992OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An optical information recording medium includes: a substrate; two or more information signal layers provided on the substrate; and a cover layer provided on the information signal layers. At least one of the two or more information signal layers is provided with an inorganic recording layer including Pd oxide, a first protective layer provided on a first main surface of the inorganic recording layer, and a second protective layer provided on a second main surface of the inorganic recording layer. And at least one of the first protective layer and the second protective layer includes a compound oxide of Si oxide, In oxide and Zr oxide as a main component.08-09-2012
20120201991OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM RECORDING LAYER - An optical information recording medium including a substrate; two or more recording layers provided on the substrate; and a protective layer provided on the recording layers, wherein the surface of one of the side of the substrate and the protective layer is a light irradiation plane, at least one of the recording layers other than the recording layer at the deepest position from the light irradiation plane includes W, Pd, and Cu oxides as the principal components, and the ratio of W, Pd, and Cu that are respectively included in the W, Pd, and Cu oxides satisfies the relationship 0.17≦x08-09-2012
20100316831INFORMATION RECORDING AND REPRODUCING DEVICE - According to one embodiment, an information recording and reproducing device includes a resistive layer directly or indirectly added to a recording layer and having electric resistivity larger than electric resistivity in the low-resistance state of the recording layer. A first compound contained in the recording layer comprises a composite compound includes two or more kinds of cationic elements, at least one of the two or more kinds of cationic elements is a transition element having a d orbit filled incompletely with electrons, a shortest distance between cationic elements adjacent to each other is 0.32 nm or less.12-16-2010
20090022932Optical recording medium - An optical recording medium including a first substrate, multiple information layers in which each of the multiple information layers except for an information layer located at a furthermost back relative to the side of laser beam irradiation includes a recording layer, an upper protective layer and an optical adjustment layer having an absorption index k of from 0.05 to 0.20 to a light having a wavelength of 405 nm arranged in this order from the side of laser beam irradiation; and 01-22-2009
20090022931INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - According to one embodiment, an information recording medium including a recording film using an organic recording material recorded by recording light having a wavelength of 405 nm and an organic recording material whose light reflection quantity varies by reproducing light having a wavelength of 650 nm for a recording layer and an optical reflection layer and a land sandwiched between a pre-groove having an irregular shape and an adjoining pre-groove is provided on an interface between the recording layer and the optical reflection layer.01-22-2009
20100003445CYANINE COMPOUND AND OPTICAL FILTER AND OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL CONTAINING SAME - Disclosed is a cyanine compound represented by general formula (I) below. Also disclosed are an optical filter using the compound and an optical recording material.01-07-2010
20120201993OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - An optical information recording medium including: a substrate; two or more information signal layers provided on the substrate; and a cover layer provided on the information signal layers, wherein the surface of one of the side of the substrate and the cover layer is a light irradiation plane, wherein at least one of the information signal layers other than the information signal layer at the deepest portion from the light irradiation plane includes an inorganic recording layer that includes a W oxide and a Pd oxide, a first protective layer that is provided on a first principal plane of the inorganic recording layer, and a second protective layer that is provided on a second principal plane of the inorganic recording layer, wherein at least one of the first protective layer and the second protective layer is a layer with an extinction coefficient of 0.05 to 0.6.08-09-2012
20110177280INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - The information recording medium (07-21-2011
20090029089OPTICAL INFORMATION MEDIUM - An optical information medium includes a substrate and a recording layer formed on the substrate. The recording layer includes a first recording film formed of a first material that has Si as a main constituent and a second recording film that is formed of a second material that has Cu as a main constituent and to which Ni is added, the second recording film being formed in a periphery of the first recording film. Data is recorded onto and reproduced from the recording layer by irradiation of the recording layer with a laser beam.01-29-2009
20080268197Flexible VCD having domed center and method of making thereof - A Flexible VCD Having Domed Center and Method of Making Thereof is disclosed. The disc will has a flat data storage section of its substrate that is less than 0.7 millimeters thick, while the central region of the disc is defined by a dome structure adjacent to the spindle aperture that is of standard digital disc thickness. The disc is thin enough such that its substrate is flexible. The dome structure is shaped to provide the widest compatibility with player/recorders, as well as with disc printing systems. Disc versions are available that provide conical dome structures, as well as slivered dome structures of both conical and rectangular cross-section. The method for manufacturing the discs simply requires the replacement of the conventional stamper holder with a stamper holding having a non-flat face.10-30-2008
20080268196Flexible VCD having domed center and method of making thereof - A Flexible VCD Having Domed Center and Method of Making Thereof is disclosed. The disc will has a flat data storage section of its substrate that is less than 0.7 millimeters thick, while the central region of the disc is defined by a dome structure adjacent to the spindle aperture that is of standard digital disc thickness. The disc is thin enough such that its substrate is flexible. The dome structure is shaped to provide the widest compatibility with player/recorders, as well as with disc printing systems. Disc versions are available that provide conical dome structures, as well as slivered dome structures of both conical and rectangular cross-section. The method for manufacturing the discs simply requires the replacement of the conventional stamper holder with a stamper holding having a non-flat face.10-30-2008
20080254252OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, METHOD OF RECORDING INFORMATION, AND AZO METAL COMPLEX DYE - The optical information recording medium comprises a recording layer on a surface of a support. The surface of the support has pregrooves with a track pitch ranging from 50 to 500 nm, the recording layer comprises an azo metal complex dye, the azo metal complex dye is a complex of one or more azo dye and transition metal ions of which number is equal to or greater than the number of the azo dye. The azo metal complex dye comprises two or more transition metal ions per molecule, and in a molecule of the azo metal complex dye.10-16-2008
20110020581OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A multilayer type optical information recording medium in which in multilayering of a write-once type optical information recording medium, when a second film is formed using a metallic stamper, a protective layer composed of an inorganic material is free from peeling, is provided. In the multilayer type optical information recording medium including an interlayer, the interlayer is constituted by multiple films of a first film contacting a protective layer and a second film contacting a reflection layer; materials of the first and second films are constituted of materials different from each other; and a peeling resistance of the material of the first film against a material of the protective layer of the first optical information recording layer is higher than that of the second film.01-27-2011
20110076436OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical recording medium having three or more information recording layers reduces crosstalk caused by multi-reflected beams and improves signal quality. In the optical recording medium having three or more information recording layers, the refractive index of a plurality of intermediate layers disposed between adjacent information recording layers is greater than the refractive index of a cover layer disposed between a light incident surface and an information recording layer being the closest from the light incident surface.03-31-2011
20100196650OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND REACTIVE BRIDGE RESIN COMPOSITION OF MATTER USED FOR THE SAME - In a light transmission layer, the elasticity modulus at 25 deg C. is in the range from 1*1008-05-2010
20100068443OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - The invention is principally to provide an archival optical recording medium of high quality which has satisfactory recording/reading characteristics when used in high-speed recording and high-density recording. The invention accomplishes the object with an optical recording medium comprising a resin substrate, a recording layer comprising an organic dye, and a reflective layer, wherein the reflective layer has a first reflective layer and a second reflective layer in this order from the side close to the recording layer, the second reflective layer has a thermal conductivity lower than the thermal conductivity of the first reflective layer, and the first reflective layer has a film thickness larger than the thickness of the second reflective layer.03-18-2010
20090197034METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A STAMPER FOR REPLICATING A HIGH DENSITY RELIEF STRUCTURE - The present invention relates to a method of manufacturing a stamper for replicating a high density relief structure, the method comprising the steps of: providing a master substrate (08-06-2009
20100028590OPTICAL DISC RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL DISC - An optical disc recording medium includes a disc substrate, at least one recording layer which is disposed on one surface side of the disc substrate, a cover layer which is disposed on a laser incident surface side of the recording layer and which is composed of a light-transmissive resin layer, and a hard coat layer which is disposed for surface protection on a laser incident surface side of the cover layer and which is composed of a light-transmissive resin layer. The cover layer is formed such that its thickness decreases from the central portion to the peripheral portion of the disc, the hard coat layer is formed such that its thickness increases from the central portion to the peripheral portion, and the total thickness of the cover layer and the hard coat layer is substantially uniform from the central portion to the peripheral portion.02-04-2010
20100178447INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME, AND SPUTTERING TARGET - An information recording medium (07-15-2010
20100227108BRIDGED CYANINE COMPOUND AND OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL USING THE SAME - A cyanine compound is represented by:09-09-2010
20120148784OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A multilayer-type optical recording medium having a translucent recording/reproducing functional layer containing a first protective layer, a second protective layer, a recording layer, a third protective layer, a reflective layer and a fourth protective layer in this order relative to incident laser light. The second protective layer and the fourth protective layer are made of the same kind of material. The refractive index of the second protective layer is higher by at least 0.3 than the refractive index of the first protective layer. When the film thickness of the second protective layer is set as D2, the film thickness of the fourth protective layer is set as D4, and the reflectivity before recording when the laser light is focused on the recording layer is set as R, the derivatives d(R)/d(D2) and d(R)/d(D4) have opposite signs from each other.06-14-2012
20080233329MINUTE STRUCTURE AND INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - There is disclosed a minute structure including a sulfur compound and a silicon oxide. There is also disclosed a write-once information recording medium including a substrate and a recording layer formed of a mixed inorganic material and deposited on the substrate, wherein the mixed inorganic material contains a sulfur compound and a silicon oxide.09-25-2008
20110064903METHOD OF MANUFACTURING OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - There is provided a method of manufacturing an optical recording medium capable of reducing a manufacturing cost of an optical recording medium. When manufacturing an optical recording medium 03-17-2011
20110064902Optical storage medium comprising a super-resolution structure with grainy impurities of a dielectric material - The optical storage medium comprises a substrate layer, a read-only data layer with a pit structure disposed on the substrate layer, a cover layer and a nonlinear layer with a super-resolution structure disposed between the data layer and the data layer, which super-resolution structure includes a semiconductor material and grainy impurities of a dielectric material, wherein the semiconductor material has an increased reflectivity, when irradiated with a laser beam, and wherein the dielectric material is arranged as a dielectric layer having a thickness below 5 nm. The dielectric material consists advantageously of an inhomogeneous layer of a nitride material, for example GeN, arranged between a first and a second nonlinear layer.03-17-2011
20100040823HARDCOAT AGENT COMPOSITION AND OPTICAL INFORMATION MEDIUM THEREOF - A hardcoat agent composition comprising a fluorine-containing polyether compound (A) having a perfluoropolyether unit, urethane bond and active energy ray reactive group and a curable compound (B) having equal to or more than 2 active energy ray polymerizing groups in the molecule. An optical information medium having a film substance composed of single or multiple layers containing at least the recording layer 02-18-2010
20090130365INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING THE SAME - An information recording medium ensuring high recording and erase function and excellent archival characteristic at a high linear velocity and over a wide range of linear velocities is provided. Such a medium is obtained by constructing a recording layer which has a composition that can generate phase change as a whole, of a first through an M-th constituent layers (wherein M is an integer of 2 or greater) which are stacked in a thickness direction, such that elemental compositions of contiguous an m-th constituent layer and a (m+1)th constituent layer are different from each other (wherein m is an integer and satisfies 1≦m≦M) assuming that the constituent layer located at an m-th position from a laser light incident side is the m-th constituent layer. In this information recording medium, at least one m-th constituent layer constituting the recording layer preferably includes at least one element selected from Te, Bi, Sb, Ge, In, Ga, Al, Sn, Pb, Se and Si.05-21-2009
20100247839OPTICAL DEVICE - A hologram recording medium includes a glass substrate and an information recording layer supported on the glass substrate. The information recording layer is formed of a photosensitive material having a dynamic storage elastic modulus of 1.0×1009-30-2010
20120128917MANUFACTURING METHOD OF MASTER DISC FOR OPTICAL DISC, AND MASTER DISC FOR OPTICAL DISC - An inorganic resist layer made of an incomplete oxide of a transition metal is formed as a film onto a substrate by a sputtering method. A single element or alloy of the transition metal, or an oxide of them is used as a target material. Oxygen or nitrogen is used as a reactive gas. Oxygen concentration of the inorganic resist layer is made different in the thickness direction by changing a reactive gas ratio or a film forming power. A master disc (for an optical disc) in which fine concave/convex patterns such as pits, grooves, and the like have been formed by exposing and developing the inorganic resist layer is formed. Since sensitivity rises with an increase in oxygen concentration, the sensitivity can be made different in the thickness direction of the inorganic resist layer and the concave/convex shapes of different depths can be formed on the same disc.05-24-2012
20120128916MOLDED OBJECT, METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME, SEALED MOLDED OBJECT, POLYMER, AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - There are provided a molded object, a method of producing the same, a sealed molded object, a polymer, and an optical information recording medium, in each of which curing may be achieved at around room temperature in a short time without addition of an accelerator, and volumetric shrinkage accompanying the curing may be suppressed. The molded object is obtained by curing a curable composition containing a silicon analogue having one or more epoxy groups and an α-hydroxy acid.05-24-2012
20100189949OPTICAL DISK AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A first substrate is formed to include a surface on which a first record layer is formed, and which includes an inner circumferential portion on which a ring-shaped member is provided. Ultraviolet curing resin is dropped onto part of the surface which is located inward of the ring-shaped member, and the first substrate is then spun to coat the first record layer with the ultraviolet curing resin. Furthermore, a second substrate is formed to include a surface on which a second record layer is formed, and the second substrate is spun to coat the second record layer with ultraviolet curing resin. Then, the first and second record layers are made to face each other, and the first and second substrates are bonded to each other by the ultraviolet curing resin.07-29-2010
20100189948OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND TWO-PHOTON ABSORBING MATERIAL - The invention allows two-photon absorption to occur in response to a short-wavelength light beam. The recording layer (07-29-2010
20100047502THIN FILM FOR REFLECTION FILM OR FOR SEMI-TRANSPARENT REFLECTION FILM, SPUTTERING TARGET AND OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A thin film for a reflection film or a semi-transparent reflection film, having a compound phase formed of at least one chemical compound selected from the group consisting of a nitride, an oxide, a complex oxide, a nitroxide, a carbide, a sulfide, a chloride, a silicide, a fluoride, a boride, a hydride, a phosphide, a selenide and a telluride of dysprosium, gadolinium, erbium, praseodymium, samarium, lanthanum and yttrium, dispersed in a matrix formed of silver or a silver alloy. The thin film may disperse at least one compound selected from the group consisting of a nitride, an oxide, a complex oxide, a nitroxide, a carbide, a sulfide, a chloride, a silicide, a fluoride, a boride, a hydride, a phosphide, a selenide and a telluride of silver, and/or gallium, palladium or copper, in addition to dysprosium or the like, therein. The thin film keeps its reflectance without significant loss even after a long period of use, and prolongs the life of various devices which comprise the thin film as a reflection film, such as an optical recording medium and a display. The thin film is also applicable to a semi-reflective/semi-transparent film used in the optical recording medium.02-25-2010
20100047505OPTICAL STORAGE MEDIA AND METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION THEREOF - The present invention relates to optical storage layers and optical storage media having improved properties for the storage of information, data and images, containing an optical storage material produced from a mixture of at least one photoaddressable polymer and at least one additive, and the production and use thereof. In addition, the invention relates to optical security elements containing an optical storage material comprising at least one photoaddressable polymer and at least one additive.02-25-2010
20100047504INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD, AND SPUTTERING TARGET - An information recording medium is provided that has high recording sensitivity and high erasability, even when a recording layer thereof is as thin as about 3 nm. An information recording medium 02-25-2010
20100047503OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THE SAME - An optical recording medium is an optical recording medium having an inorganic recording film and has a transparent conductive film on the inorganic recording film. The inorganic recording film has a first recording film containing titanium (Ti) and a second recording film containing an oxide of germanium (Ge). The transparent conductive film is provided on the side of the second recording film. The transparent conductive film contains an oxide of tin (Sn).02-25-2010
20120177863RECORDING LAYER FOR OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND SPUTTERING TARGET - A recording layer excellent in recording property, an optical information recording medium including the recording layer, and a sputtering target for producing the recording layer. The recording layer on which recording is performed through irradiation with a laser light, contains: a Pd oxide; a Ag oxide; and an oxide of a metal X of having an absolute value of the standard free energy of oxide formation per 1 mol of oxygen that is larger than an oxide of Pd and Ag, wherein a ratio of Pd atom to a total (metal X atom+Pd atom+Ag atom) is from 10 to 60 atomic %, a ratio of Ag atom to the total is from 5 to 45 atomic %, and a ratio of Pd atom and the Ag atom to the total is 75 atomic % or less.07-12-2012
20090061142AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM AND SPUTTERING TARGET FOR FORMING AG BASE ALLOY THIN FILM - The present invention relates to an Ag alloy film. Particularly, it is preferably used as a reflective film or semi-transmissive reflective film for an optical information recording medium having high thermal conductivity/high reflectance/high durability in the field of optical information recording media, an electromagnetic-shielding film excellent in Ag aggregation resistance, and an optical reflective film on the back of a reflection type liquid crystal display device, or the like. The Ag alloy film of the present invention comprises an Ag base alloy containing Bi and/or Sb in a total amount of 0.005 to 10% (in terms of at %). Further, the present invention relates to a sputtering target used for the deposition of such an Ag alloy film.03-05-2009
20090061141Monomethine dye compound, optical information recording medium utilizing the compound and process for producing the same - [Problems] To provide a monomethine dye compound that enables formation of a thin film with high refractive index and excellent optical properties through formation of a homogeneous thin film of dye molecule J-association complex by easy means (spin coating technique) and that has high sensitivity and excels in short mark recording capability so as to be suitable for high speed recording and high density recording, and further to provide an optical information recording medium utilizing the monomethine dye compound and a process for producing the same.03-05-2009
20100291337Optical recording medium and method for manufacturing the same - An optical recording medium includes: a substrate having a first principal surface and a second principal surface; one or plural information signal layers formed on the first principal surface of the substrate for undergoing recording or reproduction of information signals upon irradiation with light; and a barrier layer formed on the second principal surface of the substrate for suppressing the gas release from the second principal surface of the substrate, wherein an area of a region exposing from the barrier layer of the second principal surface of the substrate is not more than 688 mm11-18-2010
20110003107OPTICAL DISCS WITH UNIFORM APPEARANCE - An optical disc with uniform appearance, a method and system for manufacturing an optical disc, and a method and system for printing on an optical disc are provided. The optical disc includes a hub area formed between a first inner radius and a first outer radius, and a data area formed between a second inner radius and a second outer radius. The hub area and the data area include grooves and lands formed between a predetermined radius and the second outer radius. The predetermined radius lies at the first inner radius or between the first inner radius and the first outer radius. This enables uniform appearance across an area between the predetermined radius and the second outer radius.01-06-2011
20110003106STORING MEDIA WITH UNDIFFERENTIATED ASPECT - A storing medium with undifferentiated visual aspect, a method and system for manufacturing a storing medium, and a method and system for printing on a storing medium are provided. The storing medium includes a base substrate and a print substrate onto which one or more labels can be printed. The base substrate includes a first region formed between a first inner periphery and a first outer periphery, and a second region formed between a second inner periphery and a second outer periphery. One or more first tracks are formed in the first region, and one or more second tracks are formed up to a pre-defined periphery from the second outer periphery in the second region. The pre-defined periphery substantially lies at the second inner periphery or between the second inner periphery and the second outer periphery. The first tracks have a first set of undulations formed thereon, and the second tracks have a second set of undulations formed thereon. The base substrate appears substantially visually undifferentiated across a region spanning up to the pre-defined periphery from the first outer periphery.01-06-2011
20100227107RECORDING LAYER FOR OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND SPATTERING TARGET - Disclosed are optical information recording layers to create recording marks upon irradiation with a laser beam, in which the recording layers are composed of: an indium alloy containing 0.1 to 15 atomic percent of one or more rare-earth elements; an indium alloy containing 0.1 to 50 atomic percent of one element selected from the group consisting of palladium (Pd), cobalt (Co), platinum (Pt), and vanadium (V); an indium alloy containing 6 to 50 atomic percent of nickel (Ni); or an indium alloy containing 0.1 or more and less than 50 atomic percent of gold (Au). Also disclosed are information storage media provided with the recording layers, and sputtering targets for the deposition of the recording layers, which have the alloy compositions.09-09-2010
20100166999OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - The invention is principally to provide an archival optical recording medium of high quality which has satisfactory recording/reading characteristics when used in high-speed recording and high-density recording. The invention accomplishes the object with an optical recording medium comprising a resin substrate, a recording layer comprising an organic dye, and a reflective layer, wherein the reflective layer has a first reflective layer and a second reflective layer in this order from the side close to the recording layer, the second reflective layer has a thermal conductivity lower than the thermal conductivity of the first reflective layer, and the first reflective layer has a film thickness larger than the thickness of the second reflective layer.07-01-2010
20100167000Sputtering Target, Thin Film for Optical Information Recording Medium and Process for Producing the Same - A sputtering target is provided that has a relative density of 80% or more and contains a compound having as its principal component zinc oxide satisfying A07-01-2010
20080254251OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD OF RECORDING AND REPRODUCING INFORMATION - The optical information recording medium comprises a recording layer on a surface of a support. The surface of the support has pregrooves with a track pitch ranging from 50 to 500 nm, and the recording layer comprises a phthalocyanine derivative denoted by general formula (I) and a compound denoted by general formula (II).10-16-2008
20080254250Image recording media and image layers - Imaging layers, image recording media, and methods of preparation of each, are disclosed.10-16-2008
20080233330SILICON SUBSTRATE FOR MAGNETIC RECORDING MEDIA AND METHOD OF FABRICATING THE SAME - A liquid material containing a silicone material or organosilica is applied to a roughly polished surface of a polycrystalline silicon substrate to form a smooth thin film covering steps and grain boundary portions; thereafter, the thin film is subjected to a heat treatment at an appropriate temperature to allow the organic components thereof to evaporate off, thereby forming an SiO09-25-2008
20080233328INFORMATION MEDIUM - An information medium includes a reflective layer with Ag as a main constituent, a sulfide species dielectric layer, and a recording layer in the mentioned order on a surface of a substrate. Data is recorded and reproduced by emitting a laser beam from an opposite side of the recording layer to the substrate. A barrier layer with an oxide of Zn as a main constituent is formed between the reflective layer and the sulfide species dielectric layer.09-25-2008
20120251761RECORDABLE OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM - A recordable optical recording medium having inorganic films prepared by sputter coating is disclosed. The recordable optical recording medium includes a substrate; one or more film stacked structures sequentially formed on a surface of the substrate to respectively function as an independent recording layer structure and include from top to bottom a reflective film, an upper dielectric film, one or more recording films, a lower dielectric film and a barrier film; an interlayer separating layer located between two adjacent film stacked structures to isolate them from each other; and a ZrO10-04-2012
20110212287STORAGE MEDIUM, REPRODUCING METHOD, AND RECORDING METHOD - According to one embodiment, a write-once type information storage medium using a recording material which has a low to high characteristic that a light reflectivity in a recording mark increases with respect to a non-recording area and which has a recording characteristic in accordance with a principle of recording without substrate deformation, wherein the recording material includes at least an organic metal complex, and wherein the organic metal complex includes a center metal.09-01-2011
20100285263INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING THEREOF - There is provided a dielectric material containing no sulfur (S), and there is provided an information recording medium that affords high signal quality and excellent recording sensitivity and repeated rewrite characteristics, even though no interface layer is provided between a reflective layer and a dielectric layer. To this end, the present invention is an information recording medium that is equipped with at least a recording layer and undergoes phase change when the recording layer is irradiated with a laser beam or when current is applied, comprising an oxide-fluoride dielectric layer that includes indium (In), an element M1 (where M1 is at least one element selected from among Zr, Hf, Y, Ti, Nb, Ta, Cr, Ga, and Si), oxygen (O), an element M2 (where M2 is at least one element selected from among La, Ce, Pr, Nd, Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er, Yb, Mg, Ca, and Sr), and fluorine (F).11-11-2010
20100297382Reverse Optical Mastering for Data Storage Disk Replicas - A data storage master disk and method of making a data storage master disk. The data storage disk master is for use in a data storage disk replication process. The data storage disk molding processes produces replica disks having a surface relief pattern with replica lands and replica grooves. The method includes providing a master substrate. The master substrate is at least partially covered with a layer of photosensitive material. A surface relief pattern having master lands and master grooves is recorded in the data storage disk master, including the steps of exposing and developing the photosensitive material is controlled to form master grooves extending down to a substrate interface between the master substrate and the layer of photosensitive material, such that the width of the master grooves at the substrate interface corresponds to a desired width of the replica lands.11-25-2010
20100297381Method of improving read stability of optical recording medium and optical recording medium manufactured using the method - A method for improving read stability of optical recording medium is disclosed. In the method, the thickness of a recording layer of an optical recording medium is adjusted to control the disc absorptivity, and the recording layer thickness is matched with a power difference between a laser write power (Pw) and a laser erase power (Pe), so as to control the optimal laser power for irradiating and accordingly changing the optical properties of the recording layer. It is found that by using properly increased recording layer thickness corresponding to a given disc absorptivity, and properly matching the recording layer thickness with a properly increased power difference, the read stability and recording characteristics of the optical recording media can be improved without significantly changing the layer structure and writing strategy of the optical recording medium.11-25-2010
20100304074INDOLIUM COMPOUND AND OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL CONTAINING THE SAME - A novel indolium compound of general formula (I) and an optical recording material containing the indolium compound.12-02-2010
20120282427Ultraviolet-Curable Resin Composition For Optical Disc And Cured Product Thereof - The present invention relates to a multilayer optical disc having, as an intermediate layer, a cured product layer of an ultraviolet-curable resin composition containing an urethane (meth)acrylate (A) having one or two (meth)acrylate groups in one molecule obtained by reacting a monofunctional or bifunctional organic isocyanate (a) having a molecular weight of 350 or less with a mono(meth)acrylate (b) having a hydroxy group, a (meth)acrylate monomer (B) and a photopolymerization initiator (C), where the content of the (A) component is 5 to less than 40% by weight based on the total amount of the (A) component and the (B) component and the rest is (B), and to a resin composition for said cured product layer. Said resin composition has characteristics that it has a smaller variation in warp before and after curing the above-described resin composition when it is formed into the above-described intermediate layer, it is suitable for shaping a substrate by a 2P method because it allows good detachability of a stamper after curing, it is excellent in mass production of multilayer optical discs, and that the obtained optical disc therefrom has a smaller variation in warp before and after durability test under high temperature and high humidity.11-08-2012
20110311752OPTICAL RECORDING MEDIUM, OPTICAL RECORDING MATERIAL AND METAL COMPLEX COMPOUND - [Problem]: An optical recording medium having a capability of recording and/or reading high density optical information using a short wavelength laser light is provided. 12-22-2011
20120021160METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM, AND OPTICAL INFORMATION RECORDING MEDIUM - The method of manufacturing an optical information recording medium includes a first resin applying step of applying a first photo-curing resin to one surface of a first substrate, a first resin curing step of laminating a first stamper having an uneven surface on the first photo-curing resin, and irradiating ultraviolet rays via the first stamper to cure the first photo-curing resin, a second resin applying step of applying a second photo-curing resin to the other surface of the first substrate, a second resin curing step of laminating a second stamper having an uneven surface on the second photo-curing resin, and irradiating ultraviolet rays via the first second to cure the second photo-curing resin, a first stamper peeling step of peeling the second stamper from the second photo-curing resin, and a first recording layer laminating step of laminating a first recording layer on an exposed surface of the second photo-curing resin.01-26-2012

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