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Combined Solid State Optical and Magnetic Sensing Head

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000053673D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-12

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Rohen, JE [+details]

Abstract

Sensing head 10, which includes a magnetoresistive (MR) element 11, and light detector 12 are both positioned adjacent a read station 13, through which a document 14, bearing either a magnetic or optical recording, can be transported.