E\PCOS 2005

 

The topics of E\PCOS 2005 covered the themes of “New concepts and applications for Phase-Change and Ovonic technologies - faster, cheaper, smaller”.

Papers presented at E\PCOS 2005:

Key Note Speakers

 

Opening Remarks - Some Scientific Issues.
  Prof. A. L. Greer, Cambridge Univ., UK

 

The Future of Ovonic Phase Change Optical and Electrical Devices.
  Dr. Stanford Ovshinsky, ECD Ovonics,Inc., USA

 

Phase-Change Thin Film and Incredibly Large Optical Nonlinearity.
  Prof. J. Tominaga, AIST, Japan

 

Phase-change Media of Optical Recording: Physical Properties, Characterization Methods, and High-end Applications.
  Prof. M. Mansuripur, Arizona Univ., USA

 

Closing remarks - Non-volatile phase change memory materials and their induced changes.
  Prof. M. Frumar, Univ. of Pardubice, Czech

 

Invited Speakers

 

An Alternative Concept for Phase Change Random Access Memory.
  Dr. K. Attenborough, Philips, Belgium

 

Optical Recording using a Near-Field Focusing Element.
  Dr. Dorothea Buechel, Segate, USA

 

High Speed Rewritable DVD.
  Dr. K. Ito, Ricoh, Japan

 

Random Signal Improvement od Super-RENS WORM Disk.
  Dr. J.H. Kim, Samsung Electronics, Korea

 

Modelling In-Se amorphous alloys.
  Dr. K. Kohary, Oxford Univ., UK

 

New Dielectric Material, Zirconium Oxide-based Film, for an Interface Layer of a Phase-Change Optical Disk.
  Dr. R. Kojima, Matsushita Electric, Japan

 

Nanometer-scale Mechanism of Phase-Change in Ge-Sb-Te Alloys Probed by XAFS.
  Dr. A. Kolobov, AIST, Japan

 

Analysis of the Crystallization Kinetics of Fast-Growth Doped SbxTe Films.
  Dr. B.J. Kooi, Univ. of Groningen, Netherlands

 

Initialization-free Method and Physical Mechanism of Phase Change Optical Disc.
  Prof. X.S. Miao, Data Storage Institute, Singapore

 

High Speed, High Areal-Density Recording with Blu-ray Compatible Optical System.
  Dr. H. Miyamoto, Hitachi, Japan

 

Over 100 GB Optical Phase-Change Disc System Realized by Near-Field Technology.
  Dr. A. Nakaoki, Sony, Japan

 

Phase Change Materials for Super Resolution in Optical Data Storage.
  Dr. L. Poupinet, Leti, France

 

Crystallization Behavior of Phase Change Nanostructures.
  Dr. Simone Raoux, IBM, USA

 

How should the Phase Change optical disc survive?
  Dr. E. Sahota, Hitachi Computer, Japan

 

High Throughput Synthesis and Sreening of Chalcogonide Materials for Data Storage.
  Dr. Hewak, Univ. Southampton, UK

 

50GB Write-Once Disc with Phase Change Recording Material.
  Dr. R. Tamura, Hitachi Maxell, Japan

 

Nano Recording Bits on Phase-change Rewritable Optical Disk.
  Prof. D. P. Tsai, Taiwan Univ., Republic of China

 

Unraveling the interplay of local structure and physical properties in phase-change materials.
  Prof. M Wuttig, RWTH-Aachen, Germany

 

High Speed Crystallization Characteristics of GeSbTeBi Materials Using for Next Generation DVD with Blue Laser and NA=0.65.
  Dr. K. Yusu, Toshiba, Japan