US 4,619,890 : Optical recording element having a polymerized crosslinked homopolymer smoothing layer
Kaplan, Mark S. (Webster, NY)
An optical recording element comprising a support having coated thereon a smoothing layer that is a crosslinked homopolymer in which the polymerized, crosslinked recurring unit is derived from a single monomer having the structure ##STR1## Q represents --CH2)n O or --CH2 CH2 O)n ; P represents a benzene or cyclohexane nucleus;
R represents ##STR2## or --O--; R1 represents hydrogen or methyl;
n is 2 to 10; and
m is 2 to 4.