Patent Number: 7,102,976

Title: Apparatus and method for generating write pulse for optical storage medium using ring oscillator

Abstract: An apparatus and a method for generating a write pulse to be written on an optical storage medium using a ring oscillator are provided. The apparatus includes a ring oscillator outputting n tap signals, and a pulse generation unit converting a channel clock signal to have as long a cycle as an interval among the n tap signals, and generating a write pulse following the converted channel clock signal.

Inventors: Han; Myung-hee (Yongin-si, KR)

Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 7/0045 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018