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Analytic statistical model for magneto-optic read paths
Author(s): James M. Zavislan
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Paper Abstract

An analytic model of signal strength and common-mode rejection ratio is developed for a magneto-optic differential detection channel. The model analytically maps component error probability densities into probability densities of signal and common-mode rejection ratio. This model applies to optical heads with linear and circular polarized read paths and computes assembly tolerances using simple formulas rather than using Monte-Carlo simulations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1316, Optical Data Storage, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22043
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James M. Zavislan, IBM/Almaden Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1316:
Optical Data Storage

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