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SEPARATION OF RADIAL AND HEAD/DISK CLEARANCE MOTIONS IN DASD

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000029780D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Jul-12
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Jul-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

A non-evasive method of using both the magnetic and thermal component of the readback signal of the magnetoresistive (MR) head to separate radial motion from head-to-disk clearance motion is disclosed.