Combo HD-DVD and DVD pick-up head with prisms

Wen Shing Sun, Ching Cherng Sun, Chuen Lin Tien, Tsung Xian Lee

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We proposed a combo design of pick-up head used prism to shorten the geometrical size and reduce the optical components. We apply a rhomboid beam splitter to separate two diodes in the design for the optical pick-up head of DVD and HD-DVD.

Original languageEnglish
Article number86
Pages (from-to)489-496
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Issue numberPART 1
StatePublished - 2005
EventOptical Design and Testing II - Beijing, United States
Duration: 8 Nov 200411 Nov 2004


  • DVD
  • HD-DVD
  • Optical Pick-up Head
  • Penta prism
  • Rhomboid Prism


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