Patent Number: 7,088,654

Title: Information recording method

Abstract: An optical recording method for an optical medium including a disk-like substrate, a spiral or concentric-shaped groove structure along a track formed on the disk-like substrate, the groove structure being wobbled in a radial direction of the optical medium, the track being divided into a plurality of units in the track direction by at least one radial boundary line, at least two adjacent units in the radical direction of the medium comprise one zone, the optical medium including a plurality of zones, and the groove structure included in the adjacent units within at least one zone having substantially a same number of wobbling. The method includes providing the optical medium, and recording information on the optical medium by irradiating an optical spot thereon.

Inventors: Miyamoto; Harukazu (Kodaira, JP), Suzuki; Yoshio (Fujisawa, JP), Suzuki; Motoyuki (Yokohama, JP), Sugiyama; Hisataka (Kodaira, JP), Minemura; Hiroyuki (Yokohama, JP), Fushimi; Tetsuya (Chigasaki, JP), Tokushuku; Nobuhiro (Yokohama, JP)

Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 7/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/08/02018