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Multi Element Magnetic Head

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052633D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hahn, FW Jeffers, DR Sunberg, KN Teale, JL [+details]

Abstract

A multi-element head 1 is formed with two edge slots 2,3 and 4,5 at eac end to allow air trapped between the head and tape to escape. Also, a reduced head-to-tape separation is realized so that tape stability over the outer tracks is improved.