US 4,499,165 : Amorphous compositions of dyes and binder-mixtures in optical recording elements and information recorded elements


Molaire, Michel F. (Rochester, NY) 
Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, NY) 

A solid, nonpolymeric amorphous mixture of compounds which is useful as a binder in optical recording layers and elements is disclosed. The mixture comprises at least two different compounds each having at least two linking components joining one multivalent organic nucleus with at least two organic nuclei wherein at least one of the multivalent organic nucleus and the organic nuclei is multicyclic. Methods for making such mixtures are also disclosed.