The Foundations of Magnetic Recording 2E

By

  • John Mallinson, Mallinson Magnetics, Inc., California, U.S.A.

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.
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Book information

  • Published: March 1993
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-466626-9


Table of Contents

B, H, And M Fields, Magnetism and Measurements. Hysteresis Loops, Multi- And Single-Domain and Super-Paramagnetic Behavior. Magnetic Recording Media. Magnetic Recording Head Theory. Magnetic Recording Head Designs. The Writing, Or Recording, Process. The Reading, Or Reproducing, Process. Noise Processes and Signal-To-Noise Ratios. Audio and Instrumentation Recorders. Analog Video Recorders. Digital Recording Theory. Digital Recorders. The Evolution of Channel Codes. Limits of Longitudinal Recording. Optical Recording Technologists. Appendix: Magnetic Properties in Cgs-Emu and SI Units. Index.