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logo November 4 & 5, 2010
Information Storage Industry Consortium's

TAPE TECHNOLOGY FORUM IV
& TAPE Program Technical Review (Q43)
Tokyo, Japan
Hosted by FUJIFILM Corporation
     
Insic News Thursday, November 4
 9:00 am – 9:15 pm    Welcome
       Norio Shibata, FUJIFILM Corporation
     
 9:15 am –  9:30 pm   Introductory Remarks
       Paul Frank & Barry Schechtman, INSIC
     
TAPE DRIVE & MEDIA MECHANICS:
9:30 am – 10:00 am   Uncertainty Modeling, Stability and Performance Robustness Analysis for
   Dual-Stage Actuators in LTO Drives
  Raymond de Callafon, University of California, San Diego
     
10:00 am – 10:30 am   Advanced Controller Design for Tape Head Positioning Servo System
    Lucy Pao, University of Colorado
     
10:30 am – 11:00 am       Break
 
 
11:00 am – 11:30 am
  Tape Path Mechanics: Model Development
    Sinan Müftü, Northeastern University
     
11:30 am – Noon   Creep Characteristics of Digital Magnetic Tapes
    Brian Weick, University of the Pacific
     
TAPE MEDIA & THE HEAD-MEDIA INTERFACE:
Noon – 12:30 pm   Contribution of Electrochemical Processes to Increased Head-Media Spacing
   in Tape Drives
    Fred Spada, University of California, San Diego
     
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm       Lunch
     
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm   Tribological Studies of Magnetic Tapes for Extremely High Data Storage
   Density
    C. Singh Bhatia & Ehsan Rismani, National University of Singapore
 
 
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm   Combining Superhydrophobicity, Surface Roughness and Wear for the Head-
  Tape Interface
    Michael Nosonovsky, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
     
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
  Improved Dispersibility of Sub-layer Materials
    Kazuyuki Hayashi, Toda Kogyo Corp.
     
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm       Break
 
 
ADVANCED CODING FOR TAPE CHANNELS:
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm   Adaptive Diversity Decoding of New Cyclic Codes for Tape Channels
    J.R. Cruz, University of Oklahoma
     
USER & MARKET PERSPECTIVES:
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm   Activity of the Tape Storage Technical Committee (TSTC) of JEITA
    Toshihiko Fujii, JEITA & Fujitsu Limited
     
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm   Tape for Data Storage: its Past and Future
    Yoshinobu Yuzawa, Oracle Corporation Japan
     
Friday, November 5
TAPE MEDIA & MAGNETIC RECORDING:
 9:00 am – 9:30 pm   Modeling of Advanced Tape Media (remotely presented)
    Jimmy Zhu, Carnegie Mellon University
   
9:30 am – 10:00 am   Micromagnetic Modeling of SNR for Advanced Particulate Media
    Josef Fidler, Vienna University of Technology
   
10:00 am – 10:30 am   Long-term Magnetization Stability of Data Storage Tape Prepared from Ultrafine
   Metal Particles

    Hiroaki Nishio, Meiji University
   
10:30 am – 11:00 am      Break
   
11:00 am – 11:30 am   Polymer Brushes as a Model System for Designing Improved Lubricants for
   Magnetic Tape

    Jeffrey Pyun, University of Arizona
   
11:30 am – Noon   Development of Barium-Ferrite Particulate Media for High-Recording-Density
   Tape Storage System

    Takeshi Harasawa, FUJIFILM Corporation
   
Noon – 12:30 pm   Sputtered Perpendicular Magnetic Recording Tape Media
    Satoshi Matsunuma, Hitachi Maxell, R&D Division
   
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm      Lunch
   
TECHNOLOGIES FOR FUTURE HARD DISK DRIVE MAGNETIC RECORDING:
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm   Writing Mechanism of High Density Bit-Patterned Media Recording
    Hiroaki Muraoka, RIEC, Tohoku University
   
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm   L10-ordered FePtAg-C Granular Thin Film for Thermally-Assisted Magnetic
   Recording Media
    Yukiko Takahashi, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS)
   
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm   Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) Technology in HDD
      Ikuya Tagawa, Central Research Lab., Hitachi Ltd.
     
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm   Future Meetings & Closing Remarks
      Barry Schechtman, INSIC
     
     
 
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