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Hard Disk Drive Comb Arm to Suspension Compliant Damped Joint for Improved Dynamics

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000117880D
Original Publication Date: 1996-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Mar-31

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Lawson, DB [+details]

Abstract

In hard drives, often low damped, in-plane arm modes couple with low damped suspension modes resulting in high amplitude modal peaks that reduce servo performance.