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Zurich Research Laboratory, Zurich, Switzerland
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2015

Resolution Limits of Timing-Based Servo Schemes in Magnetic TapeDrives
S. Furrer, A. Pantazi, G. Cherubini, M.A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 51(11), 1-4, 2015

85.9 Gb/in2 Recording Areal Density on Barium Ferrite Tape
S. Furrer, M.A. Lantz, J.B.C. Engelen, A. Pantazi, H.E. Rothuizen, R.D. Cideciyan, G. Cherubini, W. Haeberle, J. Jelitto, E. Eleftheriou, M. Oyanagi, Y. Kurihashi, T. Ishioroshi, T. Kaneko, H. Suzuki, T. Harasawa, O. Shimizu, H. Ohtsu, H. Noguchi
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 51(4), 1-7, 2015

A non-skiving tape head with sub-ambient air pressure cavities
J. B. C. Engelen, V. Jonnalagadda, S. Furrer, H. E.Rothuizen, M. A. Lantz
Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG), 2015 IEEE, pp. 1--1

Technologies for Magnetic Tape Recording at 100-Gb/in2 and beyond
M. A. Lantz, S. Furrer, J. B. C. Engelen, A. Pantazi, H. E. Rothuizen, R. D. Cideciyan, G. Cherubini, W. Haeberle, J. Jelitto, E. Eleftheriou, M. Oyanagi, A. Morooka, M. Mori, Y. Kurihashi, T. Kaneko, T. Tada, H. Suzuki, T. Harasawa, O. Shimizu, H. Ohtsu,
Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG), 2015 IEEE, pp. 1-1

Nanoscale track-following for tape storage
A. Pantazi, S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, G. Cherubini, J. Jelitto, M. A. Lantz
American Control Conference (ACC), 2015, pp. 2837--2843


Resolution limits of timing-based servo schemes in magnetic tape drives
S. Furrer, A. Pantazi, G. Cherubini, M. A. Lantz
Magnetics Conference (INTERMAG), 2015 IEEE, pp. 1-1

123 Gbit/in2 Recording Areal Density on Barium Ferrite Tape
M.A. Lantz, S. Furrer, J.B.C. Engelen, A. Pantazi, H.E. Rothuizen, R.D. Cideciyan, G. Cherubini, W. Haeberle, J. Jelitto, E. Eleftheriou, M. Oyanagi, A. Morooka, M. Mori, Y. Kurihashi, T. Kaneko, T. Tada, H. Suzuki, T. Harasawa, O. Shimizu, H. Ohtsu, H. N
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 51(11), 1-4, 2015

Where Tape and Hard-Disk Technology Meet: The HDD Head-Tape Interface
J. B. C. Engelen, S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 51(7), 1-10, 2015


2014

Where Tape and Hard-Disk Technology Meet
J. B. C. Engelen, S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, M. A. Lantz
Digest of The 25th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2014), pp. 111-112

Iterative Hard-Decision Decoding of Reed-Solomon Product Codes in Magnetic Tape Recording
R. D. Cideciyan, S. Furrer, M. A. Lantz
Digest of The 25th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2014), pp. 127-128

Performance Limits of Timing-Based Servo Schemes in Magnetic Tape Recording
S. Furrer, G. Cherubini, A. Pantazi, M. A. Lantz
Digest of The 25th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2014), pp. 115-116

Flat-Profile Tape-Head Friction and Magnetic Spacing
J. B. C. Engelen, S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 50(3), 34-39, 2014

85.9-Gb/in2 Recording Areal Density on Barium Ferrite Tape
S. Furrer, M. A. Lantz, J. B. C. Engelen, A. Pantazi, H. E. Rothuizen, R. D. Cideciyan, G. Cherubini, W. Haeberle, J. Jelitto, E. Eleftheriou, M. Oyanagi, Y. Kurihashi, T. Ishioroshi, T. Kaneko, H. Suzuki, T. Harasawa, O. Shimizu, H. Ohtsu, H. Noguchi
Digest of The 25th Magnetic Recording Conference (TMRC 2014), pp. 79-80


2013

Flat-Profile Tape-Head Friction and Magnetic Spacing
S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 50(3), 2013

Side-Reading Effects in High-Track-Density Tape Recording
S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, J. B. C. Engelen, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 49(7), 3706-3709, 2013


2012

Analytical Expressions for the Readback Signal of Timing-Based Servo Schemes
S. Furrer, P.-O. Jubert, G. Cherubini, R. D. Cideciyan, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 48(11), 4578-4581, 2012

Planar Thin-Film Servo Write Head for Magnetic Tape Recording
J. B. C. Engelen, S. Furrer, H. E. Rothuizen, R. G. Biskeborn, P. Herget, C. Lo, M. A. Lantz
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 48(11), 3539-3542, 2012


2008

Indoor Location Tracking Using Inertial Navigation Sensors and Radio Beacons
P. Coronel, S. Furrer, W. Schott, B. Weiss
IOT, pp. 325-340, 2008


2007

Multiple-Antenna Signaling over Fading Channels with Estimated Channel State Information: Capacity Analysis
S. Furrer, D. Dahlhaus
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory 53(6), 2028-2043, 2007



2006

Simple Ergodic and Outage Capacity Expressions for Correlated Diversity Ricean Fading Channels
S. Furrer, P. Coronel, D. Dahlhaus
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications 5(7), 1606-1609, 2006

The IBM wireless sensor networking testbed
S. Furrer, W. Schott, H. L. Truong, B. Weiss
Proc 2nd Int'l Conf. on Testbeds and Research Infrastructures for the Development of Networks and Communities (TRIDENTCOM 2006), pp. -46


2005

IST-2003-507581 WINNER D2.8 ver 1.0: Assessment of Key Enhanced Radio Protocols
Ting Chen, Pedro Coronel, Michael Einhaus, Carl Eklund, Simeon Furrer, Rainer Grunheid, Nicolas Ibrahim, Niklas Johansson, Ole Klein, Matthias Lott, Dinh Thuy Phan Huy, Thomas Salzer, Wolfgang Schott, Vaia Sdralia, Kai-Erik Sunell, Bernhard Walke, Rui Zha
Technical Report, 2005

An Opportunistic Energy-Efficient Medium-Access Scheme for Wireless Sensor Networks
P. Coronel, S. Furrer, W. Schott
Proc. of IEEE Intl. Conf. on Communications (ICC 2005), pp. 1082-1086

Bounds on the Ergodic Capacity of Training-Based Multiple-Antenna Systems
S. Furrer, D. Dahlhaus
Proc. 2005 IEEE Intl. Symp. on Inform. Theory (ISIT 2005), pp. 780-784


Bounds on the ergodic capacity of training-based multiple-antenna systems
S. Furrer, D. Dahlhaus
International Symposium on Information Theory, pp. 780-784, 2005

An opportunistic energy-efficient medium access scheme for wireless sensor networks
P. Coronel, S. Furrer, W. Schott
IEEE International Conference on Communications, 2005


2004

The ZRL High-Speed Wireless LAN Testbed: OFDM Physical Layer Architecture and Implementation
S. Furrer, J. Jelitto, W. Schott, B. Weiss
Technical Report, IBM Research Report, 2004

Multiple-Antenna Signaling over Fading Channels with Estimated Channel-State-Information
S. Furrer, D. Dahlhaus
4th ETH-Technion Information Theory Workshop, 2004


2002

Mean bit-error rates for OFDM transmission with robust channel estimation and space diversity reception
S. Furrer, D. Dahlhaus
2002 International Zurich Seminar on Broadband Communications. Access, Transmission, Networking, pp. 47-1 to 47-6


2001

The IBM Bluetooth Baseband Prototype
S. Furrer, W. Schott
Proc. Information Technology Society of the SEV (ITG) Conf. "Bluetooth: the future of RF communication?", 2001

Adaptive bit loading for wireless OFDM systems
A.N. Barreto, S. Furrer
12th IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, pp. 88-92, 2001


2000

Architecture and Efficient Implementation of the Digital Baseband Transceiver of a Short-Range Radio Communication System
S. Furrer, D. Maiwald, W. Schott
Technical Report, IBM Research Report , 2000

Architecture and Requirements of a Broadband Short-Range Radio Communication System
S. Furrer, D. Maiwald, W. Schott
Proc. 12th International Conf. on Wireless Communications \myquoteWireless 2000, pp. 48-59