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Mayergoyz, Tse Co-Author New Book on Innovative Magnetic Imaging Technique

Mayergoyz, Tse Co-Author New Book on Innovative Magnetic Imaging Technique


Professor Isaak Mayergoyz and ECE Ph.D. alumnus Chun Tse ('03) have co-authored a new book titled "Spin-stand Microscopy of Hard Disk Data," published by Elsevier Science.

The book provides an in-depth analysis of spin-stand microscopy of hard disk data, a new technique recently developed and extensively tested by Mayergoyz and Tse. Spin-stand microscopy is the first magnetic imaging technique where imaging is performed "ex-situ," outside of its native drive, on a rotating disk mounted on a spin-stand. This technique is one of the fastest scanning-based microscopy techniques. It is non-invasive and has nano-scale resolution. For these reasons, it provides unique capabilities for the visualization of magnetization patterns recorded on hard disks.

The new book covers basic facts related to magnetic data storage technology, the principles and theory of spin-stand microscopy, its experimental implementations, as well as its applications in hard disk diagnostics, imaging of overwritten patterns, computer forensics of hard disk files, and data-dependent magnetic thermal relaxations of recorded magnetization patterns. The book will serve as a valuable reference for the magnetic data storage community, magnetic microscopy professionals as well as engineers and scientists involved in computer data forensics, commercial data recovery, and the design of archival data storage systems.

For more information about the book, visit Elsevier Science online at: http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/bookdescription.authors/710529/description#description.

January 3, 2007


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