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Titanium Oxide Film

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000060624D
Original Publication Date: 1986-Mar-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-09

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Aboaf, JA Friedman, JD [+details]

Abstract

In some magnetic magnetoresistive heads using nickel-iron (NiFe) ferrite, the shunt material consists of a titanium layer. Unfortunately, when the NiFe is deposited directly on the titanium, the titanium and NiFe layers tend to interdiffuse. problem can be avoided by forming a titanium dioxide layer at the interface between the NiFe and the titanium.