Combined Longitudinal and Vertical Magnetic Recording Head
Original Publication Date: 1978-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20
This article describes a single head structure capable of being modified to read and write either longitudinally or vertically. The head structure comprises a core 1 having pole tips 2 and 3 and a center pole tip or vertical probe 4. Windings N1 and N2 are wound around pole tips 2 and 3, respectively, through slots 5 to form flux gates when the windings are energized.