05237556 is referenced by 18 patents and cites 7 patents.

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for high speed reading of multiple data tracks stored on an optical recording medium, such as a flexible optical tape. Data can be accurately read in the presence of position and alignment errors illuminating plural tracks of the optical recorded medium with an expanded light beam.

Title
Wide beam detector system for optical memories
Application Number
7/812947
Publication Number
5237556
Application Date
December 24, 1991
Publication Date
August 17, 1993
Inventor
Gerald A Pierce
Redwood City
CA, US
Agent
Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis
Assignee
Samsung Electronics
KR
IPC
G11B 3/78
G11B 7/007
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