Monday 18th of June - 17:00-19:00 TUTORIAL SESSION ON

SYSTEM ASPECTS (SPONSORED BY PROTEM*)

  • Abu Sebastian, IBM Zurich, CH, “Tutorial on positioning” (invited)
  • Oleg Zaboronski, Arithmatica, UK, ”Tutorial on coding” (invited)
  • Sape Mullender, Bell Labs, USA, “Tutorial on filesystems” (invited)

*ProTeM is the Probe-based Terabit Memory project

Tuesday 19th of June

8:15–8:30 - WELCOME

8:30 – 10:30 - MORNING I: EMERGING AND FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES

  • H. Richter, Thomson Villingen, GER “Application & Technology Trends in Optical Storage” (invited)
  • S. Parkin, IBM Almaden RC, USA “The Magnetic Racetrack Memory: a novel spintronic device based on current induced precessional motion of domain walls” (invited)
  • Haris Pozidis, IBM Zurich Laboratories, CH “Scanning-probe-based Data Storage” (invited)

11:00-12:15 MORNING II FUTURE AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES / MAGNETIC RECORDING

  • Dorothea Wiesman, IBM “Ultra-high Storage Densities with Thermo-Mechanical Probes and Polymer Media” (invited)
  • L. Abelmann et al., University of Twente “Scanning probe array memory research at the university of Twente”
  • J.B.C. Engelen et al., University of Twente “Anomalous hall effect measurements on a nanosized CoPt dot array”
  • M. C. Hickey et al., University of Leeds “Domain walls compressed by shape anisotropy in magnetic nanoconstrictions”

14:00-15:15 AFTERNOON I MAGNETIC RECORDING

  • T. Schrefl ,University of Sheffield, GB “Micromagnetic simulations on magnetic recording” (invited)
  • M. Asbahi, et al., SPINTEC “Recording performances onto nano-imprinted pre-patterned perpendicular magnetic media”
  • R. Luttge et al., University of Twente “Nanolithography for patterned magnetic data storage media”
  • T.C. Ulbrich et al., University of Konstanz “Magnetic films on nanospheres: Realization of tilted media”

15:45-18:00 POSTER SESSION

18:30-……. CONFERENCE DINNER

Wednesday 20th of June

8:30 – 10:15 MORNING I: OPTICAL STORAGE / FUTURE AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

  • M. Mansuripur ,Univ. Tucson, USA "Information Storage and Retrieval using Macro-molecules as Storage Media" (invited)
  • J. Om, Hynix Semiconductor Inc, "Scaling Issues in NAND FLASH Memory” (invited)
  • K. Curtis, InPhase Technologies, USA "Holographic drive and media developments at InPhase” (invited)
  • A.S. Matharu et al., University of York “Novel azothiophene polyesters for holographic storage”

10:45-12:15 MORNING II PHASE CHANGE / SOLID STATE MEMORIES

  • D. Keitel-Schultz (Qimonda, GER) “Data security in memory systems and solutions” (invited)
  • R. Pandian et al., University of Groningen “Phase-change and electrolytic switching in chalcogenide thin films”
  • J. Gutwirth et al., University of Pardubice, Czech Republic “RF magnetron sputtered Ge2Sb2Te5 thin film characterization”
  • F. Merget et al, RWTH Aachen University “Conduction mechanisms of amorphous and crystalline Ge2Sb2Te5 at low temperatures”
  • C.D. Wright et al., University of Exeter “Understanding multi-state phase-change memories and processors”

14:00-16:00 AFTERNOON I PHASE CHANGE /SOLID STATE MEMORIES / OTHERS

  • Welnic RWTH Aachen University “The role of vacancies in phase change materials – controlling material properties from first principles” (invited)
  • Dae-Hwang Kim et al., RWTH Aachen University “3d-simulation based analysis of cell design concepts for phase change random access memory”
  • M. Armand et al CEA-LETI MINATEC “Random approach for crystallization modelling in phase-change memory”
  • H. Gatzen et al., University of Hannover “A Slider with an Integrated Microactuator (SLIM) for Second Stage Actuation in Hard Disc Drive's”
  • V.L. Safonov, Mag & Bio Dynamics Inc. “Hard disk drive as a logic device”

16:00 GOODBYE FROM LOCAL CHAIR

Poster Contributions

  • C. Papusoi et al., SPINTEC “Heating and cooling dynamics in thermally assisted MRAM”
  • R.C. Sousa et al., SPINTEC “Determination of the absolute heat capacity in magnetic tunnel junction nanopillars”
  • I. Guhr et al., University of Konstanz “Perpendicular exchange bias in [Pd/Co]-CoO nanostructures”
  • S. Tibus et al., University of Konstanz “Magnetic patterning by focused ion beam irradiation”
  • F. Springer et al., University of Konstanz “Formation of magnetic patterns using spherical nanoparticles”
  • M. Delalande et al, CEA Grenoble “Core-shell structure of FePt nanoparticles synthesised by a chemical route: a comparative study”
  • M. Jean-Philippe Attane et al “CEA Grenoble “Domain wall depinning over a single defect : the role of thermal activation”
  • T. Parnell et al., University of Warwick "Soft Detection-Decoding Schemes for the Probe Storage Read Channel"
  • A.M. Hoexum et al., University of Twente “Transfer of wireless microactuators for data storage purposes” 
  • A.M. Hoexum et al., University of Twente “Image charge stepping actuator for data storage purposes”
  • A.J. le Fèbre et al., University of Twente “Field emission to control tip-sample distance in probe recording”
  • M. Patrascu et al., IMEC-NL/University of Twente “Wear and friction of silicon nitride surfaces of an electrostatic MEMS actuator for µSPAM”
  • M.G. Khatib et al., University of Twente “Exploring the Data-Layout Design Space of MEMS-Based Storage Systems”
  • J.P.J. Groenland et al., University of Twente “2d coding for probe recording on magnetic patterned media”
  • T. Bolhuis et al., University of Twente “Scanning Probe Microscopy Markup Language”
  • M.H. Siekman et al, University of Twente “In-field vacuum Magnetic Force Microscope”
  • B.J. van der Zwaag et al, University of Twente “Tuning Probe-Storage Parameters Quality of Service ”