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9147437 Library apparatus, magazine insertion detection method, and program  
An exemplary object is to provide a library apparatus, a magazine insertion detection method, and a program that are capable of detecting whether or not a magazine is inserted for all the magazine...
9042062 Magnetic sensor with recessed AFM shape enhanced pinning and soft magnetic bias  
A magnetic read sensor having an antiferromagnetic located embedded within a magnetic shield of the sensor so that the antiferromagnetic layer can pin the magnetization of the pinned layer without...
9042052 Magnetic writer having a partially shunted coil  
A method and system provide a magnetic transducer having an air-bearing surface (ABS). The magnetic transducer includes a main pole and at least one coil for energizing the main pole. The coil(s)...
9042045 Disk drive adjusting a defect threshold when scanning for defective sectors  
A disk drive is disclosed including a disk having a plurality of sectors, and a head actuated over the disk. A defect threshold is initialized, and a first sector is read to generate a first read...
9042049 Adaptive soft-output detector for magnetic tape read channels  
In accordance with one embodiment, a computer program product includes a computer readable storage medium having computer readable program code that is readable and/or executable by a processor...
9042053 Thermally stabilized perpendicular magnetic recording medium  
A magnetic recording medium including a substrate, and at least one magnetic layer formed on the substrate. The magnetic layer is formed from an alloy containing Cobalt, and Platinum (Pt). The...
9042048 Laser-ignited reactive HAMR bonding  
The present disclosure generally relates to a HAMR head and a method for fabrication thereof. The HAMR head has a write head with a waveguide extending therethrough. A laser diode is coupled to a...
9040178 TMR device with novel free layer structure  
A TMR sensor that includes a free layer having at least one B-containing (BC) layer made of CoFeB, CoFeBM, CoB, COBM, or CoBLM, and a plurality of non-B containing (NBC) layers made of CoFe,...
9042061 Depolarizing layer in a magnetic stack  
A data reader may be configured at least with a magnetic stack positioned on an air bearing surface (ABS) and contacting a spin depolarizing layer that is a minority spin current carrier. The spin...
9042047 Mitigating write faults arising from disturbed lubrication events  
Apparatus and method for detecting and compensating for lubrication disturbance (lube disturb) events on a rotatable data recording medium. In some embodiments, a lube disturb event is detected...
9042058 Shield designed for middle shields in a multiple sensor array  
A method and system provide a magnetic transducer having an air-bearing surface (ABS). The method provides a first read sensor stack and defines a first read sensor in a stripe height direction...
9042060 Magnetic head having a long throat height pinned layer with a short height hard bias layer  
In one embodiment, a magnetic head includes a lower shield, a magnetoresistive (MR) film positioned above the lower shield, the MR film including a pinned layer, an intermediate layer positioned...
9042056 Disk drive suspension with microactuator elements on respective slider sides and damper member on gimbal portion away from dimple  
A slider and microactuator elements are disposed on a gimbal portion of a flexure. A tongue of the gimbal portion has a first tongue portion, a second tongue portion, and a hinge portion. A...
9042057 Methods for providing magnetic storage elements with high magneto-resistance using Heusler alloys  
Methods for providing magnetic storage elements with high magneto-resistance using Heusler alloys are provided. One such method includes depositing a substrate including NiFe, depositing a seed...
9042046 Variable stopwrite threshold using kurtosis  
A method according to one embodiment includes measuring a current position error signal, and calculating a statistical derivative using the current position error signal sample. A kurtosis value...
9042050 Head transducer with multiple resistance temperature sensors for head-medium spacing and contact detection  
A head transducer, configured to interact with a magnetic recording medium, includes a first sensor having a temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) and configured to produce a first sensor...
9043046 Data processing device, microcontroller, and self-diagnosis method of data processing device  
A data processing device includes a memory, an arithmetic circuit that accesses the memory by outputting an access control signal CTRL that controls access to the memory, a first data storage unit...
9042051 Gradient write gap for perpendicular magnetic recording writer  
The present disclosure provides for a magnetic writer pole for use in a hard drive. The magnetic writer pole comprises a first bevel formed by a non-magnetic layer, the first bevel formed at a...
9042207 Magnetic recording laser diode control  
Controlling a laser diode involves activating a first current source in preparation for writing to a magnetic recording medium. The first current source applies a threshold current to a laser...
9042208 Disk drive measuring fly height by applying a bias voltage to an electrically insulated write component of a head  
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a disk, and a slider comprising a head, where the head comprises a write component electrically insulated from the slider. A bias voltage is applied to the...
9042054 Co-located gimbal-based dual stage actuation disk drive suspensions with offset motors  
Various embodiments concern a dual stage actuation suspension that comprises a loadbeam having a load point projection. The suspension further comprises a gimbal assembly having a point of contact...
9042055 Grooved tape guide roller  
A tape guide roller, for use with a tape drive that is configured to receive a length of tape, includes a roller body having an outer surface with one or more grooved areas and one or more...
9042059 Current-perpendicular-to-the-plane (CPP) magnetoresistive (MR) sensor structure with multiple stacked sensors and improved center shield  
A two-dimensional magnetic recording (TDMR) read head has upper and lower read sensors wherein the lower read sensor has its magnetization biased by side shields of soft magnetic material. The...
9036300 High areal density tape format and head  
A magnetic recording tape according to one embodiment includes at least about eight data bands, wherein each data band is defined between a pair of adjacent servo tracks, each pair of adjacent...
9036307 Heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) write head with recessed near-field transducer and optically transparent protective film  
A heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR) air-bearing slider has an optically-transparent protective film over the near-field transducer (NFT) to protect the NFT from excessive heat caused by the...
9036299 Magnetic write head having a recessed high moment portion of the wrap-around shield  
Approaches to improving hard disk drive far track interference problems include utilizing a wrap-around shield having recessed high magnetic moment layer(s). Embodiments include tapering the...
9036306 Grounding for a hard disk drive suspension tail  
A flexible cable assembly (FCA) has a stiffener layer positioned in electrical contact with an electrical ground feature of the FCA, and a head stack assembly (HSA) may include a suspension tail...
9036305 Magnetic recording disk drive with write driver to write head transmission line with multiple segments having different numbers of conductive traces  
A multiple-segment transmission line in a hard disk drive enables a wider optimization range of the slope, duration and amplitude of the transmission line overshoot (TLO) wave shape. There is a...
9036303 Suspension with divided positive and negative write trace sections, and head gimbal assembly and disk drive unit with the same  
A suspension includes a positive write trace and a negative write trace. The positive write trace is separated into at least two positive write trace sections located at two different layers...
9036295 Information storage device with a damping insert sheet between a housing bay and a disk drive  
A novel information storage device is disclosed and claimed. The information storage device includes a device housing with a generally rectangular bay to accommodate a disk drive. The generally...
9036283 Data storage device with selective write to a first storage media or a second storage media  
A data storage device can include a magnetic rotating disk, a solid state memory, and a controller. The controller is configured to generate a first operational metric which is updated at a first...
9036288 Method and system for reading closely-spaced data tracks  
A method for reading a track of data may include positioning a read head at an initial position relative to the track of data and obtaining initial track signals, filtering the initial track...
9035516 Hydrodynamic bearing assembly and motor including the same  
There are provided a hydrodynamic bearing assembly and a motor including the same. The hydrodynamic bearing assembly includes a sleeve rotatably supporting a shaft and including a first...
9036297 Magnetic recording head having protected reader sensors and near zero recession writer poles  
A magnetic head according to one embodiment includes a module, the module having first and second transducers of different transducer types positioned towards a media facing side of the module,...
9036286 Reading data stored in recording medium  
A device for reading data recorded on a recording medium having multiple tracks, the device including: a receiver that receives designations of a number of data elements to be read; and a...
9034564 Reader fabrication method employing developable bottom anti-reflective coating  
Disclosed are methods for making read sensors using developable bottom anti-reflective coating and amorphous carbon (a-C) layers as junction milling masks. The methods described herein provide an...
9037412 Mechanism to monitor vehicle miles traveled  
A device for checking the running performance of a motor vehicle, which can have at least the following components: a system for measuring a distance of a motor vehicle which is integrated in a...
9036308 Varyinig morphology in magnetic sensor sub-layers  
Various embodiments may be generally directed to a magnetic sensor constructed with a decoupling layer that has a predetermined first morphology. A magnetic free layer can be deposited...
9036289 Magnetic storage medium comprised of magnetic nanoparticles contained within nanotubes  
A magnetic storage medium is formed of magnetic nanoparticles that are encapsulated within nanotubes (e.g., carbon nanotubes).
9036304 System and methods utilizing dual read sensors  
A dual-stack read sensor is utilized in a storage device having an actuator arm that positions the read sensor over a rotating storage medium. The dual-stacked read sensor includes a primary read...
9036290 Head transducer with multiple resistance temperature sensors for head-medium spacing and contact detection  
A head transducer, configured to interact with a magnetic recording medium, includes a first sensor having a temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) and configured to produce a first sensor...
9035666 Torsion angle and rotation angle measurement device  
A torsion angle and rotation angle measurement device includes an input rotation disk, an output rotation disk, at least two torsion measuring modules and a rotation measuring module. The output...
9036302 Damped dual stage actuation disk drive suspensions  
Various embodiments concern a DSA suspension of a disk drive. The DSA suspension comprises a support configured to attach to the disk drive, the support comprising a proximal portion, a distal...
9036292 Apparatus, system, and method for optimally positioning an idle robotic accessor in a tape library  
In one embodiment, a system includes a robotic accessor for transporting media between multiple storage slots and one or more data storage drives; a controller for controlling the robotic...
9034491 Low resistance area magnetic stack  
A magnetic element may generally be configured at least with a magnetic stack having a multilayer barrier structure disposed between first and second ferromagnetic layers. The multilayer barrier...
9036296 Multiple writers with reduced crosstalk  
A system according to one embodiment includes at least two write transducers for writing to a magnetic medium; and a low reluctance path from a first pole of a first of the write transducers to a...
9036294 Hard disc assembly  
A hard disc assembly includes a box and a hard disc body slidably mounted to the box. The box comprises a driving unit and a pivoting pole. The hard disc body comprises a disc member and a...
9036285 Position detection encoder  
A position detection encoder includes a scale and a detection head and has position detection circuits which are capable of outputting respective pieces of position information on Xf, Xs two...
9036291 Systems and methods for asynchronous-frequency tracking of disk drive rotational vibration (RV) performance with position error signal (PES)  
Systems and methods are provided that may be implemented to provide a mechanical indicator to correlate magnetic disk drive IOP performance with features of mechanical and/or acoustic vibrational...
9036301 Slider including laser protection layer, head gimbal assembly, and disk drive unit with the same  
A slider includes a substrate having a trailing edge, a leading edge opposite the trailing edge, and an air bearing surface connecting the trailing edge with the leading edge; a read/write...