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Fall 2012 Technical Review

October 17–18
Carnegie Mellon University

The DSSC Technical Review, held twice a year, is an opportunity for center members, invited guests, and DSSC personnel to be brought up-to-date on current DSSC research progress through oral presentations and poster sessions that highlight the center's project areas.

Agenda

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Day 1

Wednesday, October 17
All sessions are held in Roberts Engineering Hall, unless otherwise noted
Time Activity
Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m.

Breakfast
All participants

Opening Remarks
8:30–8:35

Welcome
Vijayakumar Bhagavatula

8:35–8:50

State of DSSC
Jimmy Zhu

Session I: Energy Assisted Magnetic Recording
9:00–9:15

HAMR NFT Design, Fabrication and Testing
Jim Bain

9:15–9:30

HAMR Near Field Transducer Surface Roughness Study
Matt Chabalko

9:30–9:45

Short Duration HAMR Media Property Measurements
Andrew Gamble

9:45–10:00

Segregants for L10 Media Studies
Steven Granz

10:00–10:15

Understanding HAMR: SNR Dependences and Noise Mechanisms
Jimmy Zhu

Morning Break
10:15–10:45

Break

Session I (continued): Energy Assisted Magnetic Recording
10:45–11:00

The Role of Media Property Distribution in HAMR SNR
Hai Li

11:00–11:15

Underlayers for L10 Media
Hoan Ho

Session II: Perpendicular Magnetic Recording (PMR)
11:15–11:30

New Tribological Experimental Capabilities in the DSSC
Fred Higgs

11:30–11:45

Design and Analysis of Advanced Read Heads
Jimmy Zhu

11:45–12:00 p.m.

Development of BCP-Generated Templates for a Novel Magnetic Media Fabrication Scheme
Vignesh Sundar

Lunch and Poster Session
12:00–2:00

General lunch

Poster session

Session III: Non-Volatile Memory, Switches and Logic
2:00–2:15

mLogic: An All-Metal STT-Based Logic Device
Matt Moneck

2:15–2:30

Material Development for mLogic: Perpendicular MTJ & Magnetic Insulator
Vincent Sokalski

2:30–2:45

Current-Induced Domain Wall Motion Measurements
David Bromberg

2:45–3:00

RF Switch Using Phase Change Materials: Design and Fabrication
Greg Slovin

Afternoon Break
3:00–3:30

Break

Session III (continued): Non-Volatile Memory, Switches and Logic
3:30–3:45

Coding for Flash in the Presence of Defects
Yongjune Kim

3:45–4:00

Threshold Voltage Distribution in MLC NAND Flash: Characterization, Analysis and Modeling
Yu Cai

4:00–4:15

Thermal Conductivity Measurements in Oxide Memory Cells
Abhishek Sharma

4:15–4:30

Temperature Excursions in Oxide Memory Cells During Forming
Mohammad Noman

Transit to Holiday Inn
4:30–5:00

Return to hotel

Poster Session and Reception
5:00–6:30

Poster session
Holiday Inn

Reception
Holiday Inn

Evening Activities
6:30–8:30

Dinner
Holiday Inn

Day 2

Thursday, October 18
All meetings are held in Roberts Engineering Hall, unless otherwise noted
Time Activity
Breakfast
7:30–8:30 a.m.

Breakfast

Advisory Board Meeting
8:30–8:45

IP Briefing
DSSC Leadership

8:45–11:00

Closed Session

Feedback
11:00–12:00 p.m.

Feedback Session With Faculty

Lunch
12:00–1:00

Lunch

Sponsor Meetings
1:00–6:00

Individual Sponsor Meetings With Faculty

Questions?

Any questions about the Review can be directed to Patricia Grieco, DSSC Administrative Manager.

Affiliates

Headway Technologies
Hitachi Global Storage Technologies
MagIC Technologies
Pioneer
SAE International
Seagate
Showa Denko
TDK
Western Digital Hard Drives


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