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Rumpler Allen G, Lau Ming Ho, Remby James R: Tape head with support bars. Quantum, February 14, 2001: EP1076339-A2 (2 worldwide citation)

A head for a tape drive system has a plurality of transducers formed on a substrate and protected by a cover bar, with a tie bar bonded to the cover bar. The tie bar extends along a tape-facing surface beyond the cover bar, enhancing the structural integrity of the head. Wear bars may be bonded to t ...


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Lau Ming Ho: Thinfilm magnetic head, temperature monitoring and feedback system, and tape head. Quantum, November 28, 2003: JP2003-338011 (1 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a thinfilm magnetic head for tape drives that enables the on-site real time temperature monitoring of the head-media interface.SOLUTION: The head (200) includes the media interface bringing in contact with a data bearing surface of the tape. A thinfilm read/write ele ...


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Lau Ming Ho: Magnetic tape head with thinfilm thermosensors for head-media interface temperature monitoring. Quantum, November 19, 2003: EP1363275-A1

A thinfilm magnetic head for tape drives that enables onsite, real time temperature monitoring of the head-media interface. The head includes a media interface contacting a data bearing surface of the tape. A thinfilm, read-write element and a thinfilm sensor of a thermosensor are positioned on the ...


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Rumpler Allen G, Remby James R, Lau Ming Ho: Device and head for tape drive system and system for information memory or retrieval. Quantum, April 6, 2001: JP2001-093213

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a head for a tape drive device which is improved in structural coupling properties and is decreased of positioning errors. SOLUTION: This head has plural transducers which are formed on a substrate and are protected by cover bars. Tie bars are joined to the cover bar ...