Laser-Induced Phase Transformation of Sb-Te Alloy Films for Optical Storage

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Sb-Te alloy films are developed as rewritable optical recording materials based on amorphous-crystalline phase transformations. Sb2 Te3 is shown to be the best practical phase change medium.

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Fujimori, S., Yagi, S., Yamazaki, H. et al. Laser-Induced Phase Transformation of Sb-Te Alloy Films for Optical Storage. MRS Online Proceedings Library 100, 671 (1987). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-100-671

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