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US20080106818 Air bearing design with a flatter pitch profile for reducing particle TAs  
An embodiment of the present invention is an ABS design with a pitch ladder feature. This embodiment has an air flow squeezing channel which consists of one airflow blocker and three etching...
US20100321829 SLIDER BOND PAD WITH A RECESSED CHANNEL  
A slider includes a slider body and a bond pad. The bond pad is positioned on the slider body and has a bonding surface with a recessed channel for directing solder flow.
US20140153134 WRITER WITH PROTRUDED SECTION AT TRAILING EDGE  
A writer includes a leading edge, a trailing edge, a longitudinal axis defined between the leading and trailing edges, and a transverse axis orthogonal to the longitudinal axis. A writer region is...
US20130010391 THERMAL FLYING HEIGHT CONTROL SLIDER WITH SLIT IN HARD DISK DRIVER  
A slider includes a void for controlling the flying height of the slider over a disk in a HDD. The slider comprises a slider body having a leading surface and a trailing surface. A read/write...
US20130083430 MULTIPLE-SENSE THERMO-RESISTIVE SENSOR FOR CONTACT DETECTION OF READ-WRITE HEADS  
Techniques of the present invention include detecting a touchdown between a read/write head of a disk drive and a surface of a magnetic disk using multiple touchdown sensors located at an...
US20110194208 SLIDER, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE UNIT WITH THE SAME  
A slider for a head gimbal assembly includes a trailing surface, a plurality of connection pads arranged on the trailing surface adapted for both bonding the slider to a suspension of the head...
US20130250455 Measurement of Spacing Fluctuation by HDI Sensor  
A method for determining the surface distortions of a disk in a spin-stand or single or multiple disk hard disk drive (HDD) utilizing a DFH type write head. A stepwise power curve is supplied to...
US20100321827 SLIDER WITH STABILIZING CONTACT FINGER  
A slider includes a slider body having an air bearing surface, a first contact finger, and a transducing head. The first contact finger extends from the slider body and has a contact surface area...
US20110299195 Row bar and wafer  
A row bar having a plurality of slider forming areas collocated and slider cutting areas formed between two adjacent slider forming areas respectively, the slider forming areas are eventually cut...
US20120120520 CPP-TMR SENSOR WITH NON-ORTHOGONAL FREE AND REFERENCE LAYER MAGNETIZATION ORIENTATION  
A CPP spin-valve magnetic head, according to one embodiment includes a ferromagnetic free layer having a bias-point magnetization nominally oriented in a first direction; a ferromagnetic reference...
US20080112084 Head having a transducer heater and an air bearing surface with a flow-diversion dam and pressure-relief trough disposed upstream of the transducer  
A head for use in an information storage device includes a novel ABS, and a transducer with a heating element. The ABS includes a transducer pad that includes a surface in a first plane. The ABS...
US20100007991 CARRIAGE ASSEMBLY AND RECORDING MEDIUM DRIVE  
According to one embodiment, a carriage assembly includes a carriage block main body, a carriage arm, a head suspension, a flexible printed circuit board, and a viscoelastic adhesive. The carriage...
US20090231758 HEAD SUSPENSION UNIT AND HEAD SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY  
A groove is formed on the surface of a base plate in a head suspension unit. A flexure extends from a load beam and received in the groove of the base plate. The flexure is thus allowed to extend...
US20130201581 SUSPENSION SUBSTRATE, SUSPENSION, SUSPENSION WITH HEAD, HARD DISK DRIVE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SUSPENSION SUBSTRATE  
A suspension substrate includes a metal substrate, a first insulating layer provided on the metal substrate, a first wiring line layer provided on the first insulating layer, a second insulating...
US20080024921 Air bearing with low crown sensitivity through side channels  
An air bearing surface of a slider, which achieves low crown sensitivity is described. In one embodiment, the air bearing surface comprises a center channel and a plurality of side channels,...
US20120257306 SLIDER TESTER AND METHOD FOR TESTING SLIDER  
A slider tester includes a disk, movable table, table drive mechanism, guide member, etc. A plurality of suspensions are mounted on the movable table. A slider is mounted on each suspension. A...
US20110058278 HIGH STROKE EFFICIENCY AIR-BEARING DESIGN  
This disclosure is directed to air-bearing sliders used in magnetic storage systems that employ a trench arranged between a transducing head connected to a slider body and a leading edge of the...
US20130094108 MAGNETIC SENSOR HAVING CoFeBTa IN PINNED AND FREE LAYER STRUCTURES  
A magnetic read sensor having improved magnetic performance and robustness. The magnetic sensor includes a magnetic free layer and a magnetic pinned layer structure. The magnetic pinned layer...
US20120087036 Patterned media with offset PES servo segments with length encoded track position  
Patterned discrete track magnetic media compatible with the constraints imposed by the use of self-assembly technology are described in which the PES servo portion of each servo sector has at...
US20130286511 Biased Two Dimensional Magnetic Sensor  
Apparatus for two dimensional reading. In accordance with some embodiments, a magnetic read element has a bias magnet disposed between a plurality of read sensors. The bias magnet may be...
US20100002340 HEAD, HEAD SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY, AND DISK DRIVE DEVICE PROVIDED WITH THE SAME  
According to an embodiment, a slider of a head includes a negative-pressure cavity defined by a recess formed in a disk-facing surface, a leading step portion which is situated on an upstream side...
US20140168817 EXCHANGE ENHANCED CAP MANUFACTURED WITH ARGON AND OXYGEN IMPLANTATION  
A magnetic media having a novel cap layer that allows the cap layer having improved exchange coupling and reduced thickness. The cap layer is doped with a non-reactive element such as Ar, Kr, Xe,...
US20150062751 MAGNETIC SENSOR HAVING AN EXTENDED PINNED LAYER WITH STITCHED ANTIFERROMAGNETIC PINNING LAYER  
A magnetic sensor having a novel pinning structure resulting in a greatly reduced gap spacing. The sensor has a magnetic free layer structure that extends to a first stripe height and a magnetic...
US20080225437 Head gimbal assembly with low head disk interaction response  
Methods and an apparatus for producing a head gimbal assembly with minimum dynamic response and air bearing resonance during flight (e.g., head-disk contact), thereby minimizing disruptions in the...
US20140334038 DISK DRIVE READ CIRCUIT COMPRISING AN AC COUPLED SENSE AMPLIFIER FOR AMPLIFYING A READ SIGNAL  
A disk drive read circuit is disclosed comprising a read element for generating a read signal, and a sense amplifier comprising an input terminal coupled through a first capacitor to the read...
US20150062752 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...
US20090231759 HEAD SLIDER, HEAD ASSEMBLY AND INFORMATION STORAGE DEVICE  
A head slider body includes a main body having a protruding air bearing surface, and a wall portion protruding from the air bearing surface near one end in one axial direction of the main body....
US20120063033 MAGNETIC FIELD SENSOR WITH GRAPHENE SENSE LAYER AND FERROMAGNETIC BIASING LAYER BELOW THE SENSE LAYER  
A graphene magnetic field sensor has a ferromagnetic biasing layer located beneath and in close proximity to the graphene sense layer. The sensor includes a suitable substrate, the ferromagnetic...
US20110051288 PERPENDICULAR MAGNETIC RECORDING SYSTEM AND WRITE HEAD WITH TRANSVERSE AUXILIARY POLE FOR FAST SWITCHING OF WRITE POLE MAGNETIZATION  
A perpendicular magnetic recording system has a write head having a main coil (the write coil) and main pole (the write pole) that directs write flux in a direction perpendicular to the recording...
US20100128394 TOP BOND PAD BIAS AND VARIATION CONTROL  
An assembly includes a slider and a suspension assembly. The slider includes an air bearing surface and a slider mounting surface opposite the air bearing surface. There are a plurality of slider...
US20140029139 READ/WRITE HEAD WITH ADJUSTABLE FLY HEIGHT  
A transducing device may include features for adjusting the fly height between the transducing device and a magnetic storage medium. In one example, the transducing device includes a transducing...
US20100309585 HEAD SLIDER AND MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE  
A head slider is capable of restricting deformation of a medium-facing surface, and includes heat generating elements located at a distance from a read/write head in a Y direction corresponding to...
US20110279924 Patterned media for self-servowriting integrated servo fields  
Pre-patterned discrete track media for self-servo writing are described. Embodiments include land and groove patterns for two or more Integrated Servo sequence fields for each servo sector in...
US20120281315 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING SLIDERS FOR DISK DRIVES, AND TO VARIOUS PROCESSING MEDIA FOR THE SAME  
A method and apparatus for processing sliders for a disk drives. The apparatus includes at least one gimbal structure adapted to engage at least one slider. The gimbal structure permits the slider...
US20120287536 HEAD SUPPORT MECHANISM  
A head support mechanism includes a slider on which a head element is mounted is arranged at a tip end part of a load beam. The head support mechanism includes a support projection arranged at the...
US20130271874 SUSPENSION SUBSTRATE, SUSPENSION, HEAD SUSPENSION, HARD DISK DRIVE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SUSPENSION SUBSTRATE  
A suspension substrate according to the present invention includes: an insulating layer; a spring material layer provided on one face of the insulating layer and having conductivity; and a...
US20090168233 Manufacturing method of hermetic connection terminal used in a disk drive device having hermetically sealed enclosure and disk drive device  
To efficiently manufacture a feedthrough used in a disk drive device having a hermetically sealed enclosure, embodiments of the present invention manufacture a feedthrough used in an HDD having a...
US20100157479 SLIDER, STORAGE DEVICE HAVING THE SLIDER, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY HAVING THE SLIDER, AND STORAGE DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, a slider of a head includes is configured to fly from a surface of a disk. The slider includes a floating surface configured to oppose the surface of the disk, a...
US20110149429 FLOATING HEAD DEVICE FOR FLOATING A HEAD ON A MAGNETIC DISK AND METHODS OF MANUFACTURING A MAGNETIC DISK  
In one embodiment, a method of manufacturing a magnetic disk includes rotating a magnetic disk, supporting a floating head on the rotating magnetic disk, the floating head having a slider body and...
US20130094107 INDUCED TRANSDUCER HEAD VIBRATION  
Vibration of a transducer slider can be used during slider fly height calibration to detect contact of the transducer slider with a disc surface. Amplification of the vibration may cause the...
US20120134045 MAGNETIC HEAD AND DISK DRIVE WITH THE SAME  
According to one embodiment, a magnetic head of a disk drive includes a head slider including a disk-facing surface, and an inflow end surface and an outflow end surface extending across the...
US20120243123 MAGNETIC DISK DEVICE, MAGNETIC DISK, AND MAGNETIC DISK MANUFACTURING METHOD  
A magnetic disk is provided wherein a non-magnetic substrate, a magnetic layer, a protection layer, and a lubrication layer are sequentially stacked. The surface of the lubrication layer has...
US20080102316 Magneto-resistive magnetic read head and storage apparatus using the same magnetic read head  
A magnetic read head has a first free-magnetic layer, a second free-magnetic layer, a non-magnetic layer provided between the first free-magnetic layer and the second free-magnetic layer, and a...
US20100091404 MAGNETIC READ/WRITE HEAD SUBSTRATE  
A substrate for a magnetic read/write head is disclosed. The substrate can reduce detachment of crystal grains when the substrate is machined. The substrate may be machined when the substrate is...
US20090244779 STORAGE APPARATUS  
A storage apparatus includes a magnetic storage medium which is formed with a data portion based on isolated magnetic dots and a servo pattern portion, a drive mechanism which drives the storage...
US20110069410 MAGNETIC-RECORDING-DISK TEST-HEAD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING A MAGNETIC-RECORDING DISK USING THE MAGNETIC-RECORDING-DISK TEST-HEAD  
A magnetic-recording-disk test-head. The magnetic-recording-disk test-head includes a slider, a test pad and a slider-surface-shape control mechanism. The slider includes a leading edge and a...
US20130188282 PEIZOELECTRIC ACTUATOR, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY INCLUDING THE SAME AND METHOD OF FORMING THE SAME  
According to embodiments of the present invention, a piezoelectric actuator is provided. The piezoelectric actuator includes a shear mode piezoelectric material including a first arm and a second...
US20090154021 Perpendicular magnetic recording head  
Embodiments of the present invention provide a magnetic head that can stably supply a perpendicular magnetic field component while generating high recording field strength from a main pole....
US20080100965 Manufacturing method of Head Gimbal Assembly, head slider, and storage device  
A head slider includes inside an alumina member, a first heater, a first resist, and a second heater entirely covered by a second resist shields. Another shield is arranged such that a...
US20150138674 Single-Piece Yoke Damper For Voice Coil Actuator  
Approaches to improving actuator settle time by damping vibrations resulting from coil modes, such as with a voice coil actuator in a hard disk drive, include a single-piece damper plate coupled...

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