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Multi-Element Head Slider

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000067375D
Original Publication Date: 1979-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Jones, RE [+details]

Abstract

An air bearing surface 1 of a head slider 2 has a plurality of rails 3 that extend along the direction of relative motion between a moving magnetic medium and the head slider. A multiplicity of head elements 4 are provided at the air bearing surface of the slider. The pole tips of the head elements are formed at the trailing edge of the slider along the air bearing surface.