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Combined Servo And Data Head On Common Slider

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048676D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Decker, SK Yeh, TH [+details]

Abstract

A servo head 1 and one or more data heads 2 are disposed on the trailing edge of an air-bearing slider 3. The servo head is preferably an MR (magnetoresistive) sensor, but may also be an inductive head. The data heads are formed-by an MR read sensor and an inductive write element.