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Substrate Surface Conditioning for Magnetic Oxide Coated Discs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000054873D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Capuano, LA Doerner, MF Hawkins, CR Peugh, HV Scaggs, RE [+details]

Abstract

Roughness or irregularities in the surface of a disk substrate can cause magnetic recording errors. To correct this problem by mechanical finishing of the metal substrate surface presents many difficulties because of substrate material properties.