Tag Archives: DISKCON 2010

Function: Media (2011)

System Chairperson: Funded Projects Singh Bhatia, NUS Filtered Cathodic Vacuum Arc: Process Tool for Future Magnetic Hard Disc Media Related Pages Media Committee Member Resources 2011 HAMR/Media Projects 2011 BPM/Media Projects 2011 TDMR/Media Projects 2011 MAMR/Media Projects 2011 Advanced PMR/Media … Continue reading

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Function: Heads (2011)

Function Chairperson: Paul van der Heijden Funded Projects Kazuhiro Hono, NIMS Development of Current-Perpendicular to Plane Spin Valves for High Magnetoresistive Output Using Heusler Alloy Ferromagnetic Related Pages Heads Committee Member Resources 2011 HAMR/Heads Projects 2011 BPM/Heads Projects 2011 TDMR/Heads … Continue reading

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Effect of Measurement Precision on Yield of Perpendicular Pole Fabricated with Damascene Process

by Pei Zou The magnetic head industry has completed its migration from longitudinal to perpendicular recording for a few years. As the areal density continues to rise, the pole fabrication technology is in the middle of progressing from a trim/lap … Continue reading

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Battery Powered-Hermetically Sealed Mobile Storage

by James Money The proliferation of low power, large capacity, small form factor, external hard disk drives into consumer electronic products market will be the largest growth areas over the next few years according to market analysts. These go-anywhere, high-capacity … Continue reading

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HDD: Areal Density and the Low Price Limbo

by Andy HIgginbotham At the core of the HDD industry are the areal density increases that directly relate to a hard drive’s $/GB. In this session, PriceG2 will review areal density increases from 2007 to 2010 as the consumer saw … Continue reading

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Andy Higginbotham

Andy Higginbotham is a marketing executive with indepth experience in data storage industries. Starting his career at SONY Electronics as a firmware engineer for tape drives, Andy’s leadership and results promoted him up the corporate ladder to be the General … Continue reading

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Enterprise SSD vs. Client SSD

by Esther Spanjer The solid-state storage (SSD) market is rapidly growing, with new SSDs being developed for a wide range of applications. The requirements for the storage device of these applications can differ greatly and as a result the market … Continue reading

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HAMR Media: A Metallurgist’s Perspective

A few years ago the magnetic recording industry successfully transitioned from longitudinal to perpendicular magnetic recording at an areal density of around 100 Gbit/in2. From the media perspective this entailed metallurgical engineering techniques such as changes in seed-layers, grain decoupling … Continue reading

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Dr. Timothy Klemmer

Timothy Klemmer is currently part of a team working on media for Heat Assisted Magnetic Recording (HAMR). He joined Seagate Research in Pittsburgh, PA in 1999 where he worked on the perpendicular transition in hard drives, ultra-high frequency properties of … Continue reading

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Shingled Magnetic Recording

by Curtis Stevens This presentation describes a Shingled Magnetic Recording device and some of the challenges associated with deploying this new technology.

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