The Compact Disc Handbook / Edition 2

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Overview

The Compact Disc Handbook is part of an ongoing series that explores digital audio, computer music, and related topics. Volumes in the series address audiences from a wide variety of disciplines and are of interest to both beginning and experienced practitioners. The series includes textbooks, monographs, anthologies, practical guides, and reference works. By presenting material for all levels and types of readers, the series serves as a source of introductory material as well as a unified reference collection.
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Revision of the 1989 book The compact disk; a handbook of theory and use. A technical discussion of the system. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895793003
  • Publisher: A-R Editions, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/1/1992
  • Series: Computer Music and Digital Audio Ser. , #5
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 349

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to First Edition
Introduction
1 Introduction to the Compact Disc
Introduction 1
Analog versus Digital 1
LP versus CD 4
Origins of the Compact Disc 8
For Further Reading 12
2 Fundamentals of Digital Audio
Introduction 15
Sampling 15
Aliasing 22
Quantization 27
Dither 32
Pulse Code Modulation 35
A Digitization System 38
For Further Reading 45
3 The Compact Disc System
Introduction 47
System Overview 48
Optical Storage 48
Error Correction 60
Cross Interleave Reed-Solomon Code (CIRC) 67
Data Encoding 74
Data Decoding 85
Subcode 90
For Further Reading 99
4 CD Player Design
Introduction 103
Player Overview 103
Pickup Design 107
Digital Signal Processing 119
Filter Design 121
Digital Filters 127
Digital-to-Analog Converters 132
Output Sample-and-Hold 140
A Chip Set 142
Low-Bit D/A Conversion 147
Serial Transmission Format 157
For Further Reading 163
5 Practical Concerns
Introduction 167
Design Considerations 167
Specifications 178
Buying a Player 195
Player Notes 200
Disc Notes 204
For Further Reading 211
6 Diverse Disc Formats
Introduction 213
CD-ROM 213
CD-I 221
Photo CD 237
CDTV 242
DVI 243
CD-V 246
CD-R 249
Erasable Discs 255
Mini Disc 261
CD+G/M 267
CD-3 273
For Further Reading 273
7 Disc Manufacturing
Introduction 277
Pre-Mastering 277
Disc Mastering 286
Electroforming 293
Injection Molding 295
Metallization and Spin Coating 299
Quality Control 302
Alternative Replication Methods 310
For Further Reading 314
Glossary of Technical Terms 317
Index 341
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