US 4,619,890 : Optical recording element having a polymerized crosslinked homopolymer smoothing layer


Molaire, Michel F. (Rochester, NY)
Kaplan, Mark S. (Webster, NY) 
Eastman Kodak Company (Rochester, 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.