Magnetic Information Storage Technology

Magnetic Information Storage Technology : A Volume in the ELECTROMAGNETISM Series

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This text explains how hard disk drives operate, how billions of bytes of digital information are stored and accessed, and where the technology is going. In particular, the book emphasizes the most fundamental principles of magnetic information storage, including in-depth knowledge of both magnetics and signal processing methods. Magnetic Information Storage Technology contains many graphic illustrations and an introduction of alternative storage technologies, such as optic disk recording, holographic recording, semiconductor flash memory, and magnetic random access memory.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 536 pages
  • 160 x 235.5 x 30mm | 945.53g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0127345701
  • 9780127345703

Table of contents

Fundamentals of Inductive Magnetic Head and Medium
Read Process in Magnetic Recording
Write Process in Magnetic Recording
Inductive Magnetic Process
Magnetoresistive Heads
Magnetic Recording Media
Channel Coding and Error Correction
Nonlinear Distortions
Peak Detection Channel
PRML Channel. Decision Feedback Channel
Off-Track Performance
Head-Disk Assembly Servo
Fundamental Limitations of Magnetic Recording
Alternative Information Storage Technologies
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