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METALLIC OVERLAYER FOR CoP PROTECTION IN THIN FILM DISKS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000035699D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Brusic, VA DiMilia, D Schad, R Russak, M [+details]

Abstract

A thin layer, 5 to 10 nm in thickness, of zirconium or hafnium, sandwiched between the magnetic CoP layer and the overcoat, significantly improves the corrosion resistance of the thin film disk.