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Small Modular Linear Voice Coil Actuator

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000066777D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Johnson, DO Roshon, CC [+details]

Abstract

Linear electromagnetic actuators used for positioning magnetic heads to a selected track in a disk file generally involve high mass, are quite bulky, and must be manufactured to close tolerances.