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Experimenatal test bed for hybrid recording
Author(s): Tim Rausch; Phil Herget; James A. Bain; Jimmy Zhu; Daniel D. Stancil; Tuviah E. Schlesinger
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Paper Abstract

An experimental test bed for investigating the hybrid recording process and that allows for the precise visual alignment of the optical spot and magnetic head is described. Using this spin stand experiments have been performed on three types of hybrid recording where the critical bit dimensions are determined by using either, or both, the thermal and magnetic field profiles. By changing the relative alignment of the optical spot and magnetic head in the down track position four distinct types of marks unique to the hybrid recording process are observed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4342, Optical Data Storage 2001, (10 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453398
Show Author Affiliations
Tim Rausch, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Phil Herget, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
James A. Bain, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Jimmy Zhu, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Daniel D. Stancil, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Tuviah E. Schlesinger, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4342:
Optical Data Storage 2001

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