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An Experimental Study on the Effect of Holding and Compression Pressures on The Birefringence Distribrtion in Injection-Modeled Disks
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An Experimental Study on the Effect of Holding and Compression Pressures on The Birefringence Distribrtion in Injection-Modeled Disks
Son, Jeong-Jin; Yun, Gyeong-Hwan;
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Recently, injection molding process became more popular than ever to produce large quantities of high precision products or optical products. Especially, optical disk that was made by injection mol ding process has been used for many years as a music play media or computer sub-device. The density of data in disk media has been increased continuously. But those optical disks can cause sensorial problems because of high birefringence or deformation from the residual stresses in the media. Therefore, it is necessary to study the effects of various process conditions on the final bireffingence structure in injection-molded disks for producing precision injection-molded products. In the present paper we have focussed on the effect of holding and compression pressures on the optical anisotropy remaining in the MOD by examining the gapwise distribution of birefringence and extinction angle. The effect of holding pressure was found to form the inner two bireffingence peaks. But the effect of compression pressure on the bireffingence distribution was found to make the uniform distribution near the center in the gapwise direction. Finally, the value of the birefringence near the wall decreased as the mold temperature increased.
Injection Modeling;Birefringence;Optical Disk;
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