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Titanium as an Underlayer for Nickel-Iron Disclosure Number: IPCOM000041041D
Original Publication Date: 1987-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-02

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Jubb, NJ Martin, RJ Pridans, JV Wyatt, SR [+details]


A thin layer of titanium is often used as an adhesion layer for a nickel/iron layer in magnetic heads. The use of titanium as the adhesion layer has been found to lead to the presence of a (11 preferred orientation in the nickel/iron (NiFe) layer.