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No Clock Head Servo Write Process with Side by Side Read Write Elements

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000013332D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-18

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

During the servowrite process, the read element must be able to read a previously written track to obtain timing and pattern information. This is a problem for read write elements where the track spacing is greater than one track. Propagation cannot be started.