KARL ARNOLD BELSER, Ph.D.
5544 Drysdale Drive, San Jose, CA 95124
408.723.0315   karl.jackie@gmail.com


OBJECTIVE

Promotion of square dancing.


EXPERIENCE



CPSD Present -
2005
Treasurer of CPSD (Committee to Promote Square Dancing), a 501(c)(3)
non-profit. The CPSD runs square dancing classes.


CPSD2008 -
2005
Chairman of CPSD (Committee to Promote Square Dancing), a 501(c)(3)
non-profit. The CPSD runs square dancing classes.


VMEDIA
RESEARCH

2005
Writing Consultant.  Wrote the company’s 32 mm, blue laser, optical disk
specification.



WROTE A
BOOK

2005-
2003
WriterWrote the book MEMOIRS OF A LATE 20TH CENTURY ENGINEER.


CAPELLA
PHOTONICS
2002-
2001
Consultant.  Wrote 80 technical working papers and patented the the
optical add-drop multiplexer (optical PBX) that used micro-mirror control
systems



SEAGATE
TECHNOLOGY
2000 -
1999
Storage Technologist.  Wrote 300 system working
papers (including those at Quinta) on optical hard disk
drive and optical switch technology.  Received Seagate
Outstanding Invention Award for servo patterned media. 
Quoted in 4/00 Scientific American on thermal assisted
recording.  Initiated a self-servo writing project.



QUINTA
(A start-up
company)
1998-
1997
Servo architect.  Seagate purchaced this optical disk
drive company. 
Designed, patented and wrote specification
for the servo patterned media.




IBM
1996
Manager.  Advanced magneitic disk drive servo
techoloogy department.



IBM 1995
Manager.  Advanced otpical disk drive servo technology
department.



IBM 1994-
1993
Engineer.  Wrote 35 architecture  and 5 International
Standards Organization (ISO) optical media working
papers.  System architect for IBM’s 2.6 GB removable
media optical disk drive.



IBM 1992-
1991

Engineer.  Patented a pulse width modulation optical
recording process.



IBM 1980-
1987

Manager.  Optical servo development department.

IBM 1986-
1982

Manager.  Advanced disk drive position sensing
department.


IBM 1981-
1976
Engineer.  Worked on magnetic bubble memory
used as a hard drive cache.  Business sold to Intel.



IBM 1975
Engineer.  Worked on the IBM 3279 color display
terminal.



IBM 1974 
Manager.  Digital graphics generator department. 
Became an graphics authority after discovering a
fatal error in a IEEE Transaction on Computers paper
describing a quadratic curve generation algorithm.



IBM 1973-
1972
Engineer.  Designed a digital graphics terminal. 
This system was a pioneer system similar to the one
in every personal computer.



IBM 1971-
1970
Engineer.  Worked on a chain printer terminal.




IBM 1969-
1968
Engineer.  Architect of the First IBM Automatic
Teller Machine (ATM).  This system was built in
limited production in England and became a standard
IBM product.



IBM 1968-
1967
Engineer.  Designed a character generator for a
TV display.  This system was delivered to the RAND
Corporation and used for more than 10 years.



IBM 1963-
1962
Cooperative Student.  Worked summers and 2 days
per week at IBM.  Received first patent for a  pointing
system on a rear projection screen.



IBM 1959

Cooperative Student.  Built and documented the first
disk drive voice coil motor.




EDUCATION



STANFORD
UNIVERSITY
1967-
1963
PhD in Electrical Engineering.




STANFORD
UNIVERSITY
1963-
1962
MS in Electrical Engineering.




STANFORD
UNIVERSITY
1962-
1959
BS in Electrical Engineering at Stanford




SAN JOSE
STATE
1959-
1957
Transferred to Stanford after coop assignment





PATENTS
- 66 United States Patehts



07164859 01/2007 Free-space dnyamic wavelenght routing system with interleaved channels


RE39411 11/2006 Reconfigurable all-optical multi-lexer with simultaneous add-drop capability


06898031 05/2005 Method for replicating magnetic patterns on hard disk media


06868048 03/2005 Data storage system having thermally activated readout

06798594 09/2004
Position sensing system for a disc drive using micro-servo sectors and side-by-side R/W recording elements

06788641 09/2004 Method for providing track position and identification information for data storage devices

06785075
08/2004
Self-writing servo and clock fields on a recording medium

06781785 08/2004
Method and system for utilizing circular marks in position error signal patterns

06775100 08/2004 Laser assisted track width definition and radial control with magnetic recording

06771443 08/2004 Circumferential positioning of servo sectors for servo track writing

06754032
06/2004 Method and system for radial and circumferential alignment of data tracks on patterned media

06751046
06/2004 Writing servo data patterns on a data storage disk to account for repeatable and non-repeatable disturbances and thereby provide concentric data tracks

06751035 06/2004 Method and system for initializing patterned media

06738207
05/2004 Method for synchronizing the write current for magnetic recording with the bit islands on discrete bit patterned media

06724558 04/2004 Servo writing in a disc drive with substantially identical heads having read and write elements in a radial offset position

06706358 03/2004
Storage disk comprising depressions and /or raised features

06703099 03/2004 Perpendicular magnetic recording media with patterned soft magnetic underlayer

06643082
11/2003 Servo sector format for a patterned media

06631046 10/2003
Servo track writing using extended copying with head offset

06614608 09/2003 Buried servo patterned media

06604223 08/2003 System and method for correcting interference errors in data encoded on storage media

06549699
04/2003 Reconfigurable all-optical multiplexers with simultaneous add-drop capability

06529460 03/2003 Detection of pulse peak instance and amplitude in a storage drive

06510015 01/2003 Magnetic disc having physical servo patterns with a magnetic carrier, and method of making and using the same

06496943 12/2002
Apparatus and method for efficient defect management in a magneto-optical data storage system

06469465 10/2002 Precision micro-motor position controller

06456449 09/2002 Disk drive with wide servo burst pattern and wide servo sensing element

06421313 07/2002 System and method for encoding read-only information on storage media

06411459 06/2002 Advanced servo writing method for hard disc drives

06373792 04/2002 Reduction of a temperature in a lubricant interface

06349079 02/2002 System and method for detecting a head positioning error within a computer memory device

06345021 02/2002 System and method of efficient servo sector encoding

06331968
12/2001 System and method to compensate for data defects within a magneto-optical computer memory device

06330279 12/2001 System and method of correcting gain and offset error in a signal amplifier for a position sensitive detector

06278667 08/2001 System and method for light power control in a magneto-optical drive

06275455 08/2001 System and method for generating position error signals within a computer memory device

06264848 07/2001 Method for providing track position and identification information for data storage devices

06253010 06/2001 System and method for efficient coupling between optical elements

06204989 03/2001
Controlling a media master writing machine to produce curvilinear servo sector patterns

06188472 02/2001 System and method for direct measurement of alignment error in a fiber coupler

06185174
02/2001 Disk drive system having hybrid analog/digital pulse peak instance/amplitude data detection channels

06081397
06/2000
Method and apparatus for SID-to-SID period estimation

06052348 04/2000
System and method for write location defect compensation in computer storage media

06049442 04/2000
Multiply-written servo burst patterns for minimizing position error in servo disk drives

06021463 02/2000 Method and means for efficiently managing update writes and fault tolerance in redundancy groups of addressable ECC-coded sectors in a DASD storage subsystem

06018512 01/2000 System and method of encoding for identifying a given surface among several identically patterned disk surfaces

06008960 12/1999 Split table generator and method for format data compression in disk drives

06002541 12/1999 Method and apparatus for providing a linear position error sensing (PES) signal

05974019 10/1999
Optical system for two-dimensional positioning of light beams

05966264
10/1999 Two frequency servo PES pattern

05892745
04/1999
System and method to compensate for data defects within a magneto-optical computer memory device

05889641 03/1999 Magneto-resistive magneto-optical head

05793555 08/1998 Seek optimization for disk files with side-by-side head

05737344 04/1998 Digital data storage with increased robustness against data loss

05615205
03/1997 Bi-level optical media having embossed header format

05418773 05/1995
Zoned record carrier (2X ISO Optical Disk Format)

05400313
03/1995 Optical data storage system and method with reduced heat buildup

05327408 07/1994
Optical disk with sector servo patterns compensating for variations in pattern size and/or radial velocity

05103362 04/1992 Method of electrostatically sensing track position information for magnetic recording medium

04914725
04/1990 Transducer positioning servo mechanisms employing digital and analog circuits

04912585 03/1990 Discrete track thin film magnetic recording disk with embedded servo information

04168535 09/1979 Non-volatile bubble domain memory system

04074254 02/1978 XY Addressable and updateable compressed video refresh buffer for digital TV display

03973245 08/1976 Method and apparatus for point plotting of graphical data from a coded source into a buffer and for rearranging that data for supply to a raster responsive device

03734013 05/1973 Multiple hammer magnetic pole piece block

03328523
07/1967 Scanning apparatus


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