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Kenmei Masuda, Hidekazu Takeda, Shigeru Yamazaki, Akihisa Obata, Toshio Tsuchiya, Kenkichi Inada, Kuniako Hirayama: High reliability magneto-resistive head cleaning system. Hitachi, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 25, 2003: US06654194 (5 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, techniques for cleaning a rotary magneto-resistive head. Embodiments according to the invention are especially useful in tape drive systems, and the like. Embodiments can provide methods and apparatus for cleaning contaminant from rotary magneto-resistive heads while guar ...


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Toshio Tsuchiya, Kenkichi Inada, Akihisa Obata: Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus and method and thin film magnetic head used therein. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout and Kraus, August 15, 2006: US07092187 (2 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus, a magnetic recording and reproducing method, and a thin film magnetic head that enable a good contact between elements and a recording medium with a reduced track pitch even if the number of head channels is increased, th ...


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Kenmei Masuda, Hidekazu Takeda, Shigeru Yamazaki, Akihisa Obata, Toshio Tsuchiya, Kenkichi Inada, Kuniako Hirayama: Method and apparatus for cleaning a magneto-resistive head. Exabyte Corporation, June 29, 2004: US06757123 (2 worldwide citation)

According to the invention, techniques for cleaning a rotary magneto-resistive head. Embodiments according to the invention are especially useful in tape drive systems, and the like. Embodiments can provide methods and apparatus for cleaning contaminant from rotary magneto-resistive heads while guar ...


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Akihisa Obata, Masami Takada, Yoshio Uemura, Yoshiharu Yamashita, Kemmei Masuda: Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus. Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, January 25, 2007: US20070019334-A1

Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatuses are narrowed in track pitch as one method of increasing the respective recording capacities. It has become evident, however, that the shocks and/or vibration applied during operation has critical effects on recording/reproduction, and it has thus become ...


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Kenmei Masuda, Hidekazu Takeda, Shigeru Yamazaki, Akihisa Obata, Toshio Tsuchiya, Kenkichi Inada, Kuniako Hirayama: Method and apparatus for cleaning a magneto-resistive head. Townsend And Townsend And Crew, July 4, 2002: US20020085302-A1

According to the invention, techniques for cleaning a rotary magneto-resistive head. Embodiments according to the invention are especially useful in tape drive systems, and the like. Embodiments can provide methods and apparatus for cleaning contaminant from rotary magneto-resistive heads while guar ...


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Toshio Tsuchiya, Kenkichi Inada, Akihisa Obata: Magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus and method and thin film magnetic head used therein. Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, April 29, 2004: US20040080855-A1

The present invention provides a magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus, a magnetic recording and reproducing method, and a thin film magnetic head that enable a good contact between elements and a recording medium with a reduced track pitch even if the number of head channels is increased, th ...