Objective lens design for multiple-layer optical data storage

Tom D. Milster, Robert S. Upton, Hui Luo

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A number of aberration compensation systems are investigated for use with multiple-layer optical data storage. A Burch-type objective lens in conjunction with a Galilean telescope is found to be a compact, simple and effective optical system for spherical aberration Compensation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)295-301
Number of pages7
JournalOptical Engineering
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1999


  • Aberration compensation
  • Aspheric objective lens
  • Multiple-layer disk
  • Optical data storage
  • Spherical aberration

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • General Engineering


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