Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
GPU Shipments Increased from Previous Quarter
LG to Establish Factory for Electric Vehicle Components in the U.S.
Microsoft Unveils Project Brainwave for Real-time AI
Panasonic Touts 1TB Optical Disc For Storing Cold Data
Google to Detail Titan Security Chip for Cloud Services
Toshiba Puts Weight in Talks With Western Digital on Chips Business Sale
Micron Expands its NVDIMM-N Portfolio
Verizon Raises Prices, Limits Video Quality on Unlimited Plans
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > IBM Tec...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 10, 2002
IBM Technical Leaders Recognized For Pixie Dust, Thin-Film Media, Servo Technologies


With achievements in areal density and data access time, two IBM engineers are today joining the company's elite technical leaders in the rank of Distinguished Engineer (DE), a top IBM honor for technical achievement. Distinguished Engineers Mary Doerner and Mantle Yu have each spent the last quarter century advancing the future of hard disk drive technology, holding a combined 31 patents between them, with 21 additional patents pending. Doerner and Yu are among only 263 engineers out of IBM's 170,000 technical employees worldwide to hold the coveted title.

Mary Doerner's most notable contribution to IBM and the hard disk drive industry is her work to make IBM the first company to implement the magnetic alloy cobalt-platinum-chromium-boron (CoPtCrB) in a hard disk drive product. This patented alloy system is widely used in the industry today and allowed IBM products to lead in storage density for many years.

Doerner was also instrumental in the implementation of antiferromagnetically-coupled (AFC) media also known as "pixie dust" in IBM products. The use of AFC media improves the stability of written data, allowing storage density to be increased beyond the limits of conventional media.

Mantle Yu is known throughout the industry for his work in advancing servo technology -- the software within hard disk drives that controls the speed and accuracy at which data is read and written. Yu's patented achievements in servo technology have enabled users to access data more quickly than ever before. In addition, higher accuracy of data reading and writing means more data can be squeezed onto a disk, resulting in higher data density and contributing to product miniaturization. Yu is also recognized for his work in making servo technology adaptive to individual drives and their operating conditions. This tailored effect allows for optimal operation of each individual drive whether it is run in a warm, mobile environment or cool in a stationary server/desktop environment. These technologies are broadly implemented by hard disk drive manufacturers today.

"Distinguished engineers like Mary Doerner and Mantle Yu are the people who push our company to ever-greater levels of technical achievement," said Nick Donofrio, IBM's senior vice president for Technology & Manufacturing.

"They're innovators in their own right, but also master implementers and integrators of the advanced technologies and services our customers depend on to stay ahead of the curve. Their talents, insights and contributions are crucial to our continued success."


Previous
Next
Pioneer releases its new DVD-R/RW drive for PCs, the "DVR-A04-J"        All News        Pioneer releases its new DVD-R/RW drive for PCs, the "DVR-A04-J"
IBM to consolidate HDD business with Hitachi     General Computing News      Toshiba Introduces Industry's First 30GB Per Platter 2.5-Inch Hard Disk Drive Family

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
IBM Claims Record Deep Learning Performance
New Sony Magnetic Tape Storage Technology Supports High-Capacity 330 TB Recording
IBM Z Mainframe Features Pervasive Data Encryption
Researchers Say Silicon Nanosheets is the Path to 5nm Transistors
Wanda and IBM To Bring IBM Cloud to China
Researchers Store Data on A Single Atom
IBM Building First Universal Quantum Computers
IBM tops U.S. Patents list Again , Samsung Follows
TSMC And IBM Detail Their 7nm Progress At 2016 IEDM
IBM and NVIDIA Team Up on New Platform For Deep Learning
New IBM Linux Servers Feature POWER8 Chips And NVIDIA NVLink Interconnect Technology
Scientists Imitate the Functionality of Neurons with a Phase-Change Device

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .