Compact HD-DVD Pickup Head with a Lens-prism

Wen Shing Sun, Tsung Xian Lee, Wei Hua Lee, Ching Cherng Sun, Hung Chang, Ming Wen Chang

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We propose a design of a compact HD-DVD pickup head, where a lensed penta-prism is used to replace the mirror and the collimating lens in a conventional one to shorten the geometrical size but keep the whole optical path length unchanged.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)128-135
Number of pages8
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - 2003
EventNovel Optical Systems Design and Optimization VI - San Diego, CA, United States
Duration: 4 Aug 20034 Aug 2003


  • HD-DVD
  • Optical Pickup Head
  • Optical Storage
  • Penta-prism


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