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Magnetic Head with Piezoelectric Positioning

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000079972D
Original Publication Date: 1973-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-26
Document File: 2 page(s) / 23K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Stokes, KH: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This slider 10 carries a retractable probe-like rod 11 made from thermally expandable material having a magnetic head 12 secured thereto. Current through a heater 13 changes the length of the rod, thus raising or lowering the head (shown in dashed lines) with respect to the slider.

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Magnetic Head with Piezoelectric Positioning

This slider 10 carries a retractable probe-like rod 11 made from thermally expandable material having a magnetic head 12 secured thereto. Current through a heater 13 changes the length of the rod, thus raising or lowering the head (shown in dashed lines) with respect to the slider.

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