Hard/soft-magnetic composite pillar array medium is proposed for ultra-high-density recording media. Magnetization reversal process for a single hard/soft-magnetic composite pillar in the medium is calculated using the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation. Magnetization reversal of the soft-magnetic unit helps the magnetization reversal for the hard-magnetic unit, and the effective coercivity for the hard-magnetic unit is greatly reduced. Thereby saturation recording to the high-Ku-hard-magnetic material used for perpendicular magnetic recording will be realizable.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials