10 November 1983 A High Performance Optical Disc Drive Unit For Use In Non-Benevolent Environments
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Proceedings Volume 0421, Optical Disks Systems and Applications; (1983) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.936097
Event: 1983 Optical Mass Data Storage Conferences, 1983, Arlington, United States
Abstract
Optical Disc Mass Storage Systems provide for storage of large quantities of digital data on a relatively compact medium with negligible access delays. Until now, however, all Optical Disc Systems have been designed for laboratory or computer room environments. For many years, RCA has been a leader in production of compact, rugged magnetic recording equipment for use in tactical and other non-benevolent environments. Now, this technology is being applied to Optical Disc Systems and the result is a design of a compact, high-data-rate, high-capacity data recording system for field operation. Discussion topics include system architecture and physical configuration.
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A. M. Earman, "A High Performance Optical Disc Drive Unit For Use In Non-Benevolent Environments", Proc. SPIE 0421, Optical Disks Systems and Applications, (10 November 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936097; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.936097
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