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Profiles

Dr Hazel Shute

Lecturer

Qualifications

BSc: Mathematical Studies, University of Plymouth

PhD: Mathematical Analysis of Novel Magnetic Recording Heads, University of Plymouth

Teaching interests

 Currently I teach

MAST3401 to third year Mathematics and Statistics students 

Research interests

GCSE mathematical drawing assistance for disabled students.
Head fields and replay characteristics in magnetic recording.
Magnetic fields for special geometries.

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

S J C Brown, PhD, 2003.
R Cornellius, PhD, 2005.
P J Jermey, PhD, 2008.

Research groups

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Industrial and Engineering Mathematics
  • Wolfson Nanomaterials and Devices Laboratory

Recent and selected publications:

H. A. Shute, Analytic 3D read head model with finite shields,

IEEE Trans Magn., vol. 45, 3003-3011, July, 2009. 
 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton, D. McA. McKirdy, P. M. Jermey and J. C. Mallinson, Analytic three-dimensional response function of a double-shielded magnetoresistive / giant magnetoresistive perpendicular head,

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 42, no. 5, pp. 611-1619, May, 2006.

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton, D. McA. McKirdy and D. J. Mapps,

Analysis of two-dimensional shielded pole heads using singular expansion functions,

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 40, no. 5, 3402-3406, Sept. 2004.

 

D. T. Wilton, D. McA. McKirdy, H. A. Shute, J. J. Miles and D. J. Mapps

Approximate 3-D head fields for perpendicular magnetic recording

Poster at NAPMRC 2003, Monterey, Jan. 2003.

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 40, pp. 148-156, Jan. 2004.

 

H. A. Shute and J. C. Mallinson,

The magnetostatic energy of structures with rotating vector magnetizations,

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 39, no. 5, pp. 2146-2148, Sept. 2003.

 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton, D. McA. McKirdy and D. J. Mapps,

Improved approximations for 2-D perpendicular recording heads,

Poster at NAPMRC 2003, Monterey, Jan. 2003.

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 39, pp. 2098-2102, July 2003.

 

H. A. Shute, J.J. Miles, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps,

Optimization of heads for perpendicular recording,

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 38, pp. 2207-2209, Sept. 2002.

Poster at Intermag, Amsterdam, April, 2002.

 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps

Analytic fields and response functions for planar heads

Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, vol. 81, no. 1-3, pp; 381-384, 2000.

Poster presentation at EMSA 98, Sheffield, UK.

 

H. A. Shute, J.C. Mallinson, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps

One-sided fluxes in planar, cylindrical and spherical magnetized structures,

IEEE Trans. Magn, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 440-451, Mar. 1999 and

IEEE Trans. Magn, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 4050, Nov. 2000.

 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps

An analytic study of the effects of shielded recession on the replay characteristics of an idealized MR sensor.              

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 2543-2551, July 1997.

 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps

A theoretical analysis of shielded magnetoresistive heads by conformal mapping.

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 809-819, Jan. 1997.

 

H. A. Shute, D. T. Wilton and D. J. Mapps

Analytic spectral response functions for two-dimensional models of perpendicular recording heads.               

IEEE Trans. Magn., vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 3323-3333, July. 1996.