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Richard C Bevins Jr, Denver K Kimberlin, Martin C Admire: Conductive boot for power tool protection. M W Bevins Co, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, July 19, 2016: US09393683 (111 worldwide citation)

Apparatus configured for high voltage power line maintenance and repair. In some embodiments, a power tool has a housing that encloses an electrical load and a control electronics module, the housing having a first shield layer of conductive material and being open at one end to receive a removable ...


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Mehmet Fatih Erden, Jason Gadbois: Two dimensional magnetic sensor immune to skew angle misalignment. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, April 29, 2014: US08711517 (49 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for two dimensional data reading. In accordance with some embodiments, a magnetic read element has a plurality of read sensors positioned symmetrically about a pivot point with at least two of the read sensors configured to concurrently read two dimensional user data while being immune to ...


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Razman Zambri, Michael Allen Greminger, John Stuart Wright: Compact microactuator head assembly. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, October 16, 2012: US08289652 (33 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for a head gimbal assembly (HGA) which incorporates a microactuator. In accordance with various embodiments, a gimbal assembly has a gimbal island disposed within an aperture of a gimbal plate, which is mechanically decoupled from the gimbal island. At least one microactuator el ...


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Bruce Emo, Ken R Burns: Shingled magnetic recording with variable track spacing. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, October 21, 2014: US08867161 (32 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for writing data to a data storage medium using shingled magnetic recording (SMR). In accordance with some embodiments, a transducer is positioned adjacent a recording medium. The transducer is used to write data to the medium in the form of partially overlapping tracks grouped ...


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Dian Song, Huaqing Yin, Ralph William Cross: Dedicated ID-OD writer with beveled pole tips and method of manufacture. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, November 13, 2012: US08310782 (31 worldwide citation)

A transducing head for use with a storage medium rotatable about an axis includes first and second writers for writing to the storage medium. The first writer is configured for dedicated writing to a first radial region of the storage medium, and the second writer is configured for dedicated writing ...


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Dennis A Strickland: Downhole tool delivery system with self activating perforation gun. Intelligent Tools IP, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, Daniel P Dooley, September 25, 2012: US08272439 (23 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in deployment of downhole tools is disclosed. Preferably, the apparatus includes at least an in-ground well casing, a housing providing a hermetically sealed electronics compartment, a tool attachment portion, and a first flow through core. The housing is preferably configured f ...


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Victor Boris Sapozhnikov, Eric Walter Singleton, Mark William Covington: Magnetic element with reduced shield-to-shield spacing. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, November 12, 2013: US08582249 (23 worldwide citation)

A magnetic element has a magnetically responsive lamination with a ferromagnetic free layer separated from a synthetic antiferromagnetic (SAF) layer by a spacer layer and from a sensed data bit stored in an adjacent medium by an air bearing surface (ABS). The lamination is coupled to at least one an ...


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Fadi El Hallak, Marcus B Mooney: Nitrogen-vacancy nanocrystal magnetic source sensor. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, January 26, 2016: US09245551 (23 worldwide citation)

A sensor may be configured with a nanocrystal that has a nitrogen-vacancy. The nanocrystal can be positioned proximal a magnetic source, mount, and articulable stage. Various embodiments configure the articulable stage configured to align the nanocrystal and the magnetic source along a common axis t ...


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Michael Allen Seigler, Sharat Batra, Robert Earl Rottmayer, Hua Zhou, Thomas William Clinton, Jie Gong: HAMR recording head having a sloped wall pole. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, October 16, 2012: US08289650 (22 worldwide citation)

An apparatus includes a waveguide having an end adjacent to an air bearing surface, first and second poles positioned on opposite sides of the waveguide, and wherein the first pole includes a first portion spaced from the waveguide and a second portion extending from the first portion to the air bea ...


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Mark William Covington, Qing He, Thomas Roy Boonstra: Magnetic element with dual magnetic moments. Seagate Technology, Hall Estill Attorneys at Law, March 19, 2013: US08400738 (19 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and associated method may be used to provide a data sensing element capable of detecting changes in magnetic states. Various embodiments of the present invention are generally directed to a magnetically responsive lamination of layers and [a] means for generating a high magnetic moment ...