Carnegie Mellon University

Data Storage Systems Center

College of Engineering

2023 DSSC Spring Technical Review

May 10, 2023
Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley
NASA Ames Research Park Bldg. 23, Moffet Field, CA 94035

The DSSC Technical Review at Carnegie Mellon University, 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. 


Wednesday, May 10, 2023
All sessions will be held at Carnegie Mellon University, Silicon Valley Campus
8:00-9:00 PST Breakfast
9:00-9:45 PST
12:00-12:45 EST
HAMR Tutorial and Research Agenda Overview I     
Jimmy Zhu
9:45-10:30 PST 
12:45-1:30 EST
HAMR Tutorial and Research Agenda Overview II     
Jim Bain

10:30-11:00 PST  


11:00-11:30 PST
2:00-2:30 EST
Welcome & State of the DSSC
Jimmy Zhu
11:30-11:45 PST 
2:30-2:45 EST
Fabrication of 16nm-thick granular L10 FePt-hBN thin film 
Chengchao Xu
11:45-12:00 PST
2:45-3:00 EST
Recent Innovation in HDD Readers
Jimmy Zhu
12:00-1:00 PST Lunch
1:00-1:15 PST
4:00-4:15 EST
Capacitive Plasmonic Near Field Transducer with Distributed Feedback
Tianxiang Du
1:15-1:30 PST
4:15-4:30 EST
Experimental Investigation of Optical Heating in NFT Under High Laser Power Conditions
Wenyi Zhang
1:45-2:00 PST
4:45-5:00 EST
Memory and Logic Overview
Jim Bain
2:00-2:20 PST
5:00-5:20 EST
In-plane and perpendicular SOT-MRAM switching enabled by in-plane uniaxial magnetocrystalline anisotropy
Shreyes Nallan
2:20-2:40 PST    


2:40–3:00 PST
5:40-6:00 EST
Mechanisms of Segregation in Phase Change Memory Materials
Marek Skowronski for Yiqi Yu
3:00-3:20 PST
6:00-6:20 EST
Making RACER Compute in Memory Agnostic as to Memory Technology
Jim Bain for Minh Truong
3:20-3:35 PST
6:20-6:35 EST
Increased Cyclabilty GeSe Threshold Switches Using TaOx Doping
Yuezhang (Edward) Zou
3:35-3:50 PST 
6:35-6:50 EST
Measuring threshold voltage variation and resistance variation of RRAM devices
Liting (Oscar) Shen
3:50-4:00 PST    6:50-7:00 EST
Wrap up / Q &A