Patent Number: 8,715,805

Title: Optical recording medium

Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a recordable recording medium that suppresses increase in terminal noise and does not generate a BCA signal read error. The present invention provides a recordable optical recording medium comprising a substrate as well as at least a reflection layer, recording layer and light transmission layer provided on the substrate, wherein the recording layer of said optical recording medium contains (a) an azo metal complex dye and (b) another dye whose DSC decomposition heat value is 50 cal/g to 200 cal/g and .lamda.max in TFP solution is 250 to 400 nm.

Inventors: Matsuda; Isao (Takasaki, JP), Hamamoto; Takaki (Takasaki, JP), Kodaira; Takuo (Takasaki, JP)

Assignee: Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G11B 7/24 (20130101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018