Magnetic Head with Offset Magnetoresistive Stripe
Original Publication Date: 1980-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-13
A magnetic head has a magnetoresistive (MR) sensor 1 disposed in the sensing gap located between magnetic shields 2. If the sensor is disposed centrally within the gap, a gap loss represented by sin (pi g/lambda) is experienced, where g is the distance between the sensor and shield.