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Ultrathin Carbon-Based Overcoats for Extremely High Density Magnetic Recording (Springer Theses)

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Ultrathin Carbon-Based Overcoats for Extremely High Density Magnetic Recording (Springer Theses)

Ultrathin Carbon-Based Overcoats for Extremely High Density Magnetic Recording (Springer Theses) by Reuben Jueyuan Yeo
English | 2017 | ISBN: 9789811048814, 9811048819 | 167 Pages | PDF | 8.95 MB

This book presents the latest research in ultrathin carbon-based protective overcoats for high areal density magnetic data storage systems, with a particular focus on hard disk drives (HDDs) and tape drives. These findings shed new light on how the microstructure and interfacial chemistry of these sub-20 nm overcoats can be engineered at the nanoscale regime to obtain enhanced properties for wear, thermal and corrosion protection – which are critical for such applications. Readers will also be provided with fresh experimental insights into the suitability of graphene as an atomically-thin overcoat for HDD media. The easy readability of this book will appeal to a wide audience, ranging from non-specialists with a general interest in the field to scientists and industry professionals directly involved in thin film and coatings research.