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Multi-Track Magnetic Tape Write Head

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000038319D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-31

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In standard magnetic tape heads, glass is generally placed into the slots in the magnetic ferrite pieces to isolate the individual tracks. Instead of glass, impurities can be diffused into the magnetic ferrite at specific locations in order to provide the magnetic isolation.