The Compact Disc Handbook / Edition 2

The Compact Disc Handbook / Edition 2

by Kenneth C. Pohlmann
     
 

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… See more details below

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780895793003
Publisher:
A-R Editions, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/01/1992
Series:
Computer Music and Digital Audio Ser., #5
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
349

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to First Edition
Introduction
1Introduction to the Compact Disc
Introduction1
Analog versus Digital1
LP versus CD4
Origins of the Compact Disc8
For Further Reading12
2Fundamentals of Digital Audio
Introduction15
Sampling15
Aliasing22
Quantization27
Dither32
Pulse Code Modulation35
A Digitization System38
For Further Reading45
3The Compact Disc System
Introduction47
System Overview48
Optical Storage48
Error Correction60
Cross Interleave Reed-Solomon Code (CIRC)67
Data Encoding74
Data Decoding85
Subcode90
For Further Reading99
4CD Player Design
Introduction103
Player Overview103
Pickup Design107
Digital Signal Processing119
Filter Design121
Digital Filters127
Digital-to-Analog Converters132
Output Sample-and-Hold140
A Chip Set142
Low-Bit D/A Conversion147
Serial Transmission Format157
For Further Reading163
5Practical Concerns
Introduction167
Design Considerations167
Specifications178
Buying a Player195
Player Notes200
Disc Notes204
For Further Reading211
6Diverse Disc Formats
Introduction213
CD-ROM213
CD-I221
Photo CD237
CDTV242
DVI243
CD-V246
CD-R249
Erasable Discs255
Mini Disc261
CD+G/M267
CD-3273
For Further Reading273
7Disc Manufacturing
Introduction277
Pre-Mastering277
Disc Mastering286
Electroforming293
Injection Molding295
Metallization and Spin Coating299
Quality Control302
Alternative Replication Methods310
For Further Reading314
Glossary of Technical Terms317
Index341

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