The Foundations of Magnetic Recording

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 217 pages
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This expanded and updated new edition provides a comprehensive overview of the science and technology of magnetic recording. In the six years since the publication of the first edition, the magnetic recording and storage industry has burgeoned with the introduction of a host of new ideas and technologies. His book contains a discussion of almost every technologically important aspect of recording.
  • Continas complete coverage of the current technology of magnetic recording and storage
  • Written in a non-mathematical but scientifically accurate style
  • Permits intelligent evaluations to be made of both the past evolution and the future trends in a wide variety of magnetic storage devices
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 B H and M Fields Magnetism and Measurements
1
Chapter 2 Hysteresis Loops and Multidomain SingleDomain and Superparamagnetic Behavior ...
17
Chapter 3 Magnetic Recording Media
29
Chapter 4 Magnetic Recording Head Theory
40
Chapter 5 Magnetic Recording Head Designs
56
Chapter 6 The Writing or Recording Process
70
Chapter 7 Reading or Reproducing Process
85
Chapter 8 Noise Processes and SignalToNoise Ratios
106
Chapter 10 Analog Video Recorders
132
Chapter 11 Digital Recording Theory
145
Chapter 12 Digital Recorders
162
Chapter 13 The Evolution of Channel Codes
173
Chapter 14 Limits of Magnetic Recording
185
Chapter 15 Optical Recording Technologies
200
Magnetic Properties in CgsEmu and SI Units
211
Index
212

Chapter 9 Audio and Instrumentation Recorders
119

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