31 July 2009 Demonstration of readout-signal quality improvement by homodyne detection
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Proceedings Volume 7505, Optical Data Storage 2009; 75050H (2009) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.838489
Event: Optical Data Storage, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States
We experimentally demonstrated improvement in optical disc readout signal quality by homodyne detection. We introduced an optical phase servo system as an alternative to the phase-diversity detection scheme for stabilization of the interference signal in homodyne detection, which resulted in further enhancement of readout signal quality. Experimental results indicate that at least a 16-layer recordable disc can be reliably read out with a jitter of less than 8% at a 1-mW read power by homodyne detection. The estimated amplification of signal amplitude was 13 times.
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Hideharu Mikami, Hideharu Mikami, Takahiro Kurokawa, Takahiro Kurokawa, Koichi Watanabe, Koichi Watanabe, Harukazu Miyamoto, Harukazu Miyamoto, } "Demonstration of readout-signal quality improvement by homodyne detection", Proc. SPIE 7505, Optical Data Storage 2009, 75050H (31 July 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.838489; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.838489


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