An error-controlled detection method for PR-IV magnetic recording systems

Younghwan Kim, Cheolwoo You, Sunghwan Ong, Keukjoon Bang, Daesik Hong

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Abstract

The major advantage of PR-IV channel modeling on high-density magnetic recording systems is that the maximum-likelihood sequence detector (MLSD) with optimal performance can be used. However, the MLSD has a complex structure and a high cost. Another detection method is the three-level detector (TLD). Its structure is simpler than the MLSD's, but its performance is extremely poor. Sometimes it is necessary to use a detection method that has a simpler structure than the MLSD, yet performs competitively. In this paper, a new detection scheme called an error-controlled detection (ECD), is proposed for PR-IV systems. Its hardware complexity is greatly reduced and the performance is competitive with the MLSD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2791-2793
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume33
Issue number5 PART 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Dec 1

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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