Expect a flood of the new discs heading to retailers and movie rental chains and falling prices on Blu-ray players, which use a blue-violet
laser that gives the format its name.
Colours can be approximated into three categories; colours flanking each other on the colour wheel and harmonise (red, orange, yellow); those that are opposite each other as complements (red and green, blue and orange, blue and yellow); and colours that are at equal distances on the colour wheel, at times referred to as triads (green, orange and blue-violet
; red-orange, violet and blue-green; red, yellow and blue).
said Friday it has developed a blue-violet
semiconductor laser with the world's highest output for Blu-ray disc recorders and plans to commercialize it in two or three years.
Flowers distichously arranged, 2-4 mm pedicellate, opening during the day; sepals narrowly elliptic, acute, free, 17-19 mm long, carinate, nerved, glabrous, pale green; corolla semi-tubular, spreading at the apex, blue-violet
to blue, paler proximally; petals ligulate, acute, 38-42 mm long with a pair of basal appendages; stamens & style exserted.
A West Coast native, its flower stems reach 3 feet or more, sporting blue-violet
Big chunks of recycled blue glass (from $30 each) add a glacial touch beside blue-violet
pots, each containing plants with silver-blue to bronzy purple foliage (a golden yucca adds a spritz of lime).
Flowers blue or blue-violet
. Outer tepals with a white to light blue streak ...
Performance characteristics of an experimental blue-violet
ultrafast pulsed semiconductor laser
Blu-Ray, which uses high-frequency blue-violet
laser technology, has the advantage over HD-DVD's red laser technology, in terms of increased capacity.
Blu-ray is the next-generation format that uses high-frequency blue-violet
The name Blu-ray comes from its use of a blue-violet
laser, whose shorter wavelength allows it to read a disc packed with more information than standard discs.
The range includes high power diodes for use with CD-R, industrial laser diodes at 635 nm, 808 nm laser diodes for use as a light source and for green laser modules, and 405 nm blue-violet
laser diodes for next-generation optical disks and other industrial applications.