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Mark A Schmidt, James H Dettmann: Multifunctional minimally invasive surgical instrument. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, October 10, 1995: US05456684 (603 worldwide citation)

A multifunctional minimally invasive surgical instrument. The instrument includes a tool set on the opposite end of a support tube from a handle assembly. Grasping, manipulating, retracting, cutting, cauterizing, irrigation, suction, and electrosurgery functions can be performed by actuating the han ...


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Jeffry S Bennin, Todd Boucher, Jeffrey W Green, Gary E Gustafson, Ryan Jurgenson, Brent D Lien: Gimbal flexure and electrical interconnect assembly. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, February 13, 1996: US05491597 (133 worldwide citation)

A gimbal flexure and electrical interconnect assembly for attachment to a disk drive suspension assembly. The gimbal flexure and electrical interconnect acts both as an interconnect system for relaying electrical signals and as a gimbal flexure. It comprises a self-supporting set of generally parall ...


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Todd A Krinke, Mark T Girard, Steven J Knight: Base plate-mounted microactuator for a suspension. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, April 27, 1999: US05898544 (100 worldwide citation)

A disk drive suspension for mounting to the end of an actuator arm. The suspension includes a load beam having a base at a proximal end, a rigid region, a spring region between the rigid region and the base, a flexure for receiving and supporting a read/write head on a distal end of the load beam, a ...


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Ryan A Jurgenson, Lloyd C Goss: Head suspension with tracking microactuator. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, August 12, 1997: US05657188 (89 worldwide citation)

A disk drive suspension including a load beam having a rigid region, a base on a proximal end of the load beam and a flexure for receiving and supporting a read/write head on the distal end of the load beam. A microactuator on the load beam moves the flexure and read/write head about a tracking axis ...


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David J Blaeser, Raymond R Wolter: Laminated load beam. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, February 16, 1993: US05187625 (81 worldwide citation)

A head suspension assembly for use with drives for rigid disks which incorporates a layer of damping material throughout the entire structure of the suspension to reduce the amplitude of all resonant modes of vibration.


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David J Blaeser, Ryan A Jurgenson, Brent Lien: Magnetic head suspension. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, March 30, 1993: US05198945 (74 worldwide citation)

An improved magnetic head suspension having a unitary load beam and flexure structure with a gimballed slider baseplate etched into the slider.


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Ryan A Jurgenson, Raymond R Wolter: Head suspension with spaced static attitude compensation protuberance and load dimple. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, June 3, 1997: US05636089 (67 worldwide citation)

A head suspension assembly for supporting a head slider from an actuator arm in a disk drive includes a load beam having a flexure tongue configured with a static offset error correction protuberance which extends from the slider-engaging surface of the flexure tongue. A load point dimple extends fr ...


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Robert B Evans, Todd A Krinke: Head suspension with resonance feedback transducer. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, January 19, 1999: US05862015 (56 worldwide citation)

A head suspension assembly including a load beam having a rigid region, a mounting region on a proximal end of the load beam, and a flexure on a distal end of the load beam. The flexure has a read/write head attachment region for supporting a read/write head on the distal end of the load beam. Defor ...


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Kurt C Swanson, Jeffrey Wang: Method for making noble metal conductive leads for suspension assemblies. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, November 28, 2006: US07142395 (55 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing an integrated lead head suspension flexure of the type having conductors on a spring metal layer capable of being etched by a first etching process. The method includes forming a patterned layer having gaps one or more flying lead regions of dielectric material on a major s ...


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Jeffry S Bennin, Scott C Giere, Jason S Griesbach, Brett L Haugen, Jason R Heffelfinger, Dennis M Ingle, Tony S Peterson: Apparatus for insulating and electrically connecting piezoelectric motor in dual stage actuator suspension. Hutchinson Technology Incorporated, Faegre & Benson, May 15, 2007: US07218481 (55 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for selectively applying a voltage to one major surface of a pair of piezoelectric motors (PZTs) on a disk drive head suspension with a primary plane of a load beam of the head suspension parallel to the major surfaces of the PZT elements electrically insulated from the load bea ...