track density


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track density

The number of recording channels (tracks) per inch on a magnetic or optical surface. See track pitch and tpi.
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The number of animals in the sampling plots was converted into population density (N1/1,000 ha) and the results were regressed against track density (T1/km/day) recorded along the track transects located in the plots.
0 Bit Density (kbpi) 224 224 248 248 Track Density (tpi) 1812 1812 3172 3172 Areal Density (Gb/i[n.
Increasing track density and shorter tape paths has strained the ability of guiding elements to deliver smooth motion over the head.
Advanced servo control technologies for head positioning with nano-scale fidelity: to enable aggressive track density scaling, the IBM team made several advances in the area of track follow performance leading to a more than 27-fold increase in the number of data tracks compared to the LTO6 format: 1) a new prototype low noise tape transport system; 2) an experimental servo pattern which in combination with 3) an improved method for detecting the position information encoded in the servo pattern enables the generation of position measurements with nano-scale resolution, and 4) an advanced H-infinity based track follow controller.
AMP media uses durable metal particle technology for recording very high densities of data while the reverse side of the AMP media receives a special coating to accept the optical servo tracks, resulting in the greatest track density in the industry.
Extremely accurate servo writing technologies, which Maxell developed in its manufacturing process, ensure stable servo characteristics and superior tracking reliability, corresponding to increased data track density to achieve the high capacity of LTO 6.
If not properly handled, high-capacity tape cartridges are susceptible to damage due to the increased linear density, increased track density and subsequent positioning of the data and servo tracks closer to the edges of the tape.
Since then, the application of track-following servo has enabled track density to make a more dramatic contribution.
DAT 72's 80% capacity boost over DDS-4 is the result of technology enhancements in four key areas: increasing tape length to 170 meters, transitioning to a higher output MP formulation, a substantial boost in recording density from 122 to 162 kbpi, and increased track density.
This technique allows for a significant increase in track density, while maintaining data integrity.