Expert 518683 - PA

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the field of Electrical Engineering with expertise in the area of applied physics, hard disk drives, flash memory, and devices. My focus is on magnetic and optical recording, and ferroelectric materials. I am a University Professor, I teach courses on research and development, as well as do research on ultrahigh-density magnetic recording and probe storage technology. My work involves extensive use of microfabrication facilities to develop new magnetic materials and processes for heads and media, as well as development of new test systems for characterizing magnetic recording heads and media. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 522454 - CA(N) NY

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Mechanical Engineering with expertise in machine design, computer optimization of structure and performance, machine shop skills, welding, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, project management, optical disk drives, and atomic resolution storage. I have additional knowledge in solar and renewable energy with expertise in low cost inverters for solar power, energy storage flywheel design, and low cost, multi-GW power distribution. I have supplemental expertise in High Performance Fibers (HPFs) for use in aerospace (turbo machinery, rockets, airframes, nuclear thermal propulsion), nuclear power (fault tolerant fuel rod cladding and Fuel in Fiber"), and other industries that require advanced materials with exceptional strength, stiffness, heat resistance and/or chemical resistance. I have over 30 years expert witness experience.

Expert 454487 - OH

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in Optoelectronics, with expertise in Fiber Optic Components and Networks, Liquid Crystal and related Displays, MEMS devices and Communication Optics, Software and Electronics. I have additional knowledge in semiconductor device technology, electromagnetics, analog and digital communication, and ring laser gyroscopes. I have more than 20 years experience working as an optoelectronics expert witness and have provided numerous consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition.

Expert 518572 - AZ

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of experience in Micro-optics and Optical Data Storage. My experience includes photonics, interference, coherence, thin films, multiple-beam interference, various interferometers, the development of rigorous diffraction theory, Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, the optical transfer function, holography and laser speckle, micro-optics for laser diodes and beam shaping, ultraviolet optics, imaging and coherence in microscopy, solid immersion lenses, near-field optics, and advanced physical optics on the nanoscale, with applications in optical data storage, lithography and microscopy. My additional experience includes breaking the “diffraction barrier” by applying the techniques of near-field scanning optical microscopy (NSOM), developing specialized near-field probes, and applying the solid immersion lens (SIL) in various ways and using a SIL-generated evanescent induced polarization signal to obtain topographical, as well as high-resolution reflectivity, information from a surface. I have over 20 years of expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Expert 358921 - CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years of Electrical Engineering experience with a focus on Disk Data Storage. I have been the President of a company championing and managing the facilitation and publication of advanced magnetic, solid state and optical technology development for disk, heads, drives, and network storage systems. I have provided technical due diligence for investors in bankruptcy and startups in data storage, investigations into data erasure and security, as well as storage device and system testing, and failure analysis. I have over 15 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.