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APPARATUS AND METHOD OF MULTI-BIT AND GRAY-SCALE HIGH DENSITY DATA STORAGE

United States Patent Application

20150302884
A1
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A data storage apparatus and method of storing data are disclosed. An array of irradiation sources are provided for writing on an optically stimulated luminescence (OSL) material. The OSL material includes data storage pixels or spots. Each pixel or spot includes gray-scale levels with higher order bits and variable intensity. A light source stimulates luminescence on the OSL material.
Miller, Steven D. (Richland, WA), Gotthold, David W. (Richland, WA), Cui, Jun (Richland, WA), Graff, Gordon L. (West Richland, WA), Johnson, Bradley R. (Richland, WA)
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland WA)
14/ 687,679
April 15, 2015
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC0576RLO1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.