[OPTICAL REVIEW Vol. 2, No. 1 (1995) 1-3]

Crosstalk-Free Condition for Land/Groove Recording of Optical Discs

Hiroshi OOKI

Optical Division, Nikon Corporation, 1-6-3, Nishi-Ohi, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 140 Japan

(Received September 12, 1994; Accepted October 28, 1994)

A simple equation which gives the crosstalk-free condition for land/groove recording of optical discs is deduced. Making use of this equation, the groove depth which minimizes the crosstalk from adjacent tracks is easily calculated. For simultaneous suppression of both the on-groove crosstalk and the on-land crosstalk, two practical approaches are proposed for the phase modulation discs. This equation is also of use in the signal estimation of optical discs.

Key words : crosstalk, land/groove recording, optical discs