3665483 is referenced by 111 patents and cites 10 patents.

A recording medium for permanent storage of data by selective laser beam ablation of a layer of energy-absorbing material. The recording medium is formed by a substrate, a uniform layer of light energy-absorbing material coated on the substrate, and a protective layer of transparent material coated over the layer of energy-absorbing material. The protective layer and substrate seal the respective sides of the layer of energy-absorbing material.

Title
Laser recording medium
Application Number
04/831,172
Publication Number
3665483
Application Date
June 6, 1969
Publication Date
May 23, 1972
Inventor
Wong Herman
McFarland Keith E
Dell Harold R
Becker Carl H
Assignee
Chase Manhattan Capital Corporation
IPC
G01d 15/34
B23K 26/18
G11C 13/04
G11B 07/241
G11B 07/254
G11B 07/24
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