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US20110019311 TOP BOND DESIGN FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT  
An assembly includes a slider having an air bearing surface and a slider mounting surface opposite the air bearing surface. The slider mounting surface includes first, second, third, and fourth...
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.
US20140154952 WAFER GROUNDING DESIGN FOR SINGLE PAD LAPPING  
Embodiments described herein generally relate to connecting Electronic Lapping Guides (ELG) to a lapping controller to reduce resistance from current crowding while reducing connections to the...
US20120050917 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...
US20060285250 Method for reducing PSA tilt through increased flexibility of contact pads  
A head assembly for a data storage device. The head assembly has a suspension. The head assembly also includes a contact pad coupled to the suspension, such that the contact pad does not overlap...
US20090002888 Overpass structure of flexible printed cable (FPC) signal lines with suspension signal lines for a hard disk drive  
A printed circuit that connects a head to a pre-amplifier circuit of a hard disk drive. The head has a pair of write bond pads and a pair of read bond pads. The printed circuit has a pair of read...
US20080273266 INTEGRATED LEAD HEAD SUSPENSION WITH TAPERED TRACE SPACING  
An integrated lead flexure for a disk drive head suspension, comprising two or more spaced-apart traces extending between terminal connector pads and head connector pads, wherein the spacing...
US20100246065 Suspension with additional bonding pads, head gimbal assembly and disk drive unit with the same  
A suspension for a head gimbal assembly comprises a flexure having a plurality of electrical traces formed thereon, a plurality of first bonding pads formed on a first surface of the flexure and...
US20140307349 MAGNETIC RECORDING TRANSDUCERS HAVING SLIM SHAPED ADDITIONAL POLES  
A magnetic transducer has an air-bearing surface (ABS). The magnetic transducer has a main pole, at least one coil for energizing the main pole and at least one additional pole. The main pole has...
US20090086374 High density electrical interconnect assembly  
An electrical connection assembly includes a body, an electrically insulative layer supported by the body, a first bond pad defined on the electrically insulative layer, a first electrical contact...
US20140240871 INTERFACE VOLTAGE CONTROL OPERATING POINT DETERMINATION IN A HARD DISK DRIVE  
Approaches for an interface voltage control (IVC) system in a hard-disk drive (HDD), whereby the IVC operating point determination scheme utilizes non-contact spacing signals for calibration of...
US20080094753 Transducer device and assembly  
The invention concerns a transducer device and assembly. A transducer device and assembly according to the invention comprise sheet of electrical insulator covering connection pads of a transducer...
US20150098151 MAGNETIC READ HEAD WITH SEPARATELY ADDRESSABLE READ TRANSDUCERS  
A read head with at least two separately addressable read transducers that are coplanar in a cross track direction. The read transducers have a cross track width, wr, and a center-to-center...
US20140368954 DISK DRIVE SUSPENSION  
In a first terminal portion, a first conductor, a terminal element as a first protection, and a first gold-plating layer are provided. The first terminal element is thicker than a base nickel...
US20110019310 Head gimbal assembly, suspension for the head gimbal assembly, and disk drive unit with the same  
A HGA comprises a slider and a suspension with a flexure having a tongue region for supporting the slider. A read/write transducer and a piezoelectric element are formed oppositely. The connecting...
US20120087041 Suspension board with circuit  
A suspension board with circuit includes a conductive region in which a conductive layer is formed and a mounting region for mounting a slider on which a magnetic head that is electrically...
US20110109996 MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR A HEAD-STACK ASSEMBLY, APPARATUS FOR INTERCONNECTION OF THE HEAD-STACK ASSEMBLY, AND HEAD-STACK ASSEMBLY  
A manufacturing method for a head-stack assembly. The method includes preparing a head-stack assembly. The method further includes placing a connection pad forming surface of a connector tab...
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...
US20050259353 Multi-plane thin-film heads  
A head unit for use in a helical scan magnetic tape drive comprises a substrate having a substrate surface (300) and multiple thin film magnetic elements (D1, D2) formed on the substrate. Each of...
US20050141138 Suspension, head gimbal assembly and disk drive apparatus with head gimbal assembly  
A suspension includes a resilient flexure for adhering and supporting a head slider that has at least one head element, a load beam that supports said flexure, and a FPC member independently...
US20100110590 Suspension board with circuit  
A suspension board with circuit includes a conductive pattern, including a slider arranged on a surface side of the suspension board with circuit and mounted with a magnetic head, the magnetic...
US20090080111 Bonded structure and method of making the same, head gimbal assembly, head stack assembly and disk drive unit using the same  
The present bonded structure uses metal ball to bond or weld the respective bonding surfaces of electrical pads which are arranged to face the same direction. The structure can be controlled...
US20120008237 WIDE-BANDWIDTH DIELECTRIC WINDOWING FOR CONDUCTOR SUSPENSION STRUCTURE  
Approaches for a hard-disk drive suspension interconnect having a wide bandwidth. A suspension interconnect includes a substrate layer, a dielectric layer disposed on the substrate layer, and a...
US20060181808 Compact thin-film magnetic head and magnetic disk drive using the same  
Embodiments of the invention provide a compact thin-film magnetic head capable of being increased in the number of terminals, and a magnetic disk drive that uses the thin-film magnetic head. In...
US20090168247 MAGNETIC HEAD WITH EMBEDDED SOLDER CONNECTION AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE THEREOF  
A slider for magnetic data recording, the slider including a plurality of solder pads that are embedded into the head. The solder pads can be formed during the formation of read and/or write...
US20140139953 DESIGN AND METHOD OF OPERATION OF MICRO-MILLIACTUATORS AND MICRO-MICROACTUATORS  
A micro-milliactuator, a micro-microactuator, an actuator arm assembly, a hard disk drive and a method for operation of the hard disk are provided. In accordance with one aspect, the actuator arm...
US20130033785 SUSPENSION, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE UNIT WITH THE SAME  
A suspension for a head gimbal assembly includes a flexure having a laminated structure including a substrate layer, an insulating layer formed on the substrate layer, and a conducting layer...
US20080074790 Recording apparatus having flexible wiring member portions of which overlap each other  
A recording apparatus, including: a recording head having an actuator including first and second groups of terminals arranged in a direction; a flexible wiring member connected at one end thereof...
US20140063658 HIGH FREQUENCY MAGNETIC FIELD ASSISTED MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD  
To uniformly determine the positional relationship between a main magnetic pole and a spin torque oscillator while independently optimizing the main magnetic pole and the spin torque oscillator....
US20140198411 MAGNETIC HEAD, HEAD GIMBAL ASSEMBLY AND DISK DRIVE UNIT WITH THE SAME, AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF  
A magnetic head includes a slider substrate having a trailing edge and multiple bonding pads arranged on the trailing edge in a row. Each of the bonding pads includes a seed layer adhered to the...
US20090141401 ELECTRICAL CONNECTION BETWEEN A SUSPENSION FLEXURE CABLE AND A HEAD STACK ASSEMBLY FLEXIBLE CIRCUIT  
A method and apparatus for electrically coupling a slider to a controller circuit are disclosed. In one embodiment, a pre-amplifier with an integrated electrical connector (I-connector) may be...
US20070230056 Slider incorporating heaters and ELGs and method of fabrication  
A slider for a magnetic disk drive is disclosed which includes a heater circuit structure, and at least one ELG circuit structure where a portion of the ELG circuit structure is removable by...
US20080055778 Disk Device  
A head IC into which a preamplifier and various sensor amplifiers are integrated allows communications such as register setting to the sensor amplifiers even during reading of the preamplifier....
US20060221501 Slider, magnetic head assembly and manufacturing the same  
A slider includes electrode pads each of which is bonded to an electrode pad of a flexible printed circuit board through a solder ball. Surface cleaning is performed on the electrode pad of the...
US20100079914 SLIDER AND SUSPENSION COMPOSITE FIBER SOLDER JOINTS  
Systems and methods for a slider and suspension assembly are discussed. The slider and suspension assembly comprises a slider, a suspension, and composite fiber solder. The composite fiber solder...
US20050078413 Head gimbal assembly with magnetic head slider and magnetic disk drive apparatus with head gimbal assembly  
An HGA includes a magnetic head slider provided with at least one thin-film magnetic head element, and a conductive suspension to which the magnetic head slider is fixed. A conductive resistance...
US20150098152 ELECTRICALLY INSULATING MAGNETIC MATERIAL FOR A READ HEAD  
An apparatus such as a magnetic recording head with at least two separately addressable read transducers that are coplanar in a cross track direction. The apparatus includes first coplanar...
US20090195930 MAGNETIC RECORDING SLIDER WITH FLEX SIDE PADS  
A system according to one embodiment comprises a slider having an air bearing surface side and a flex side, the flex side being positioned on an opposite side of the slider as the air bearing...
US20080253025 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING AN ADDITIONAL GROUND PAD AND ELECTRIC AL CONNECTION FOR GROUNDING A MAGNETIC RECORDING HEAD  
Method and apparatus are presented for electrically coupling a slider to ground. In one embodiment, a bonding pad is provided on a side of the slider body separate from the bonding pad(s) used for...
US20050117255 FPC design and HGA assembly process  
The present invention relates to a reverse type of HGA and an HGA assembling process for producing the reverse type of HGA. The reverse type of HGA comprises a slider 40, some traces 31 with...
US20130258527 MAGNETIC HEAD AND MAGNETIC RECORDING APPARATUS  
A magnetic head includes a microwave-generating element connected to a ground line. The ground line is made shorter by connecting the ground line to a conductive slider substrate so that the...
US20090290259 MAGNETIC HEAD WITH DELAYED CONNECTION HEATER SHUNTING  
A slider structure that allows a grounded heater element to be employed, while also allowing a decision of whether the slider is to be an “up” slider or a “down” slider to be made in a late stage...
US20080273267 Slider with improved structure for adjusting flying height thereof and hard disk drive with the same  
A slider has a slider substrate, a read sensor, a top shield and a bottom shield sandwiching the read sensor, and a write shield. The slider substrate is electrically connected to a substrate...
US20080212234 Magnetic head slider  
Embodiments of the present invention help to provide a flying height adjusting type magnetic head slider with reduced influence of a heater coil induction field. According to one embodiment, a...
US20080170326 Head gimbal assembly with improved interconnection between head slider and suspension, fabricating method thereof, and magnetic disk drive with the same  
A head gimbal assembly (HGA) has an improved interconnection between a head slider and a suspension of the HGA. The interconnection is achieved by using a reverse surface of an air bearing surface...
US20080088975 METHOD FOR FORMING AN ELECTRICAL INTERCONNECT TO A SPRING LAYER IN AN INTEGRATED LEAD SUSPENSION  
A method for forming an electrical interconnect to the spring metal layer in an integrated lead suspension or suspension component of the type having a multi-layer structure including a spring...
US20070297080 Apparatus and method for bending a slider to create rounded corners on its trailing edge in a hard disk drive  
A method of rounding corners of a slider's trailing edge by applying at least a first voltage to terminals of a bending device coupled to the slider. The slider including terminals, possibly...
US20070047144 Magnetic head slider and suspension for magnetic head  
A head gimbal assembly for a hard disk drive includes a head slider having a head element part which performs reading and/or writing of data to/from a magnetic disc and a suspension on which the...
US20060285249 Method for reducing PSA tilt in Femto format sliders through increased adhesive area  
A head assembly for a data storage device. The head assembly has a suspension. The head assembly also includes a contact pad coupled to the suspension. The head assembly also includes a slider....
US20060087768 Method and apparatus for electrically coupling a slider to a wireless suspension substrate  
A method and apparatus for electrically coupling a slider to a wireless suspension is disclosed. The wireless suspension includes a substrate material and at least one standoff coupled to the...

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