High areal density GMR heads comprising double-T shaped writers

Young K. Kim, Hiroaki Yoda, Masashi Sahashi

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The commercial realization of ultrahigh areal densities in hard disk storage requires continuing technological innovations in various areas. This article discusses the head design concepts, fabrication issues, and testing performance of integrated read/write heads comprising spin-valve sensors and double T-shaped write transducers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)BA-05
JournalDigests of the Intermag Conference
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Magnetics Conference 'Digest of Intermag 99' - Kyongju, South Korea
Duration: 1999 May 181999 May 21

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Surfaces and Interfaces


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