thin film head

thin film head

A read/write head for high-density disks that is made from thin layers of a conducting film deposited onto a nickel-iron core.
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They cover the role of electrochemical engineering in the energy future, the path from invention to product for the magnetic thin film head, electrochemical surface processes and opportunities for material synthesis, the mathematical modeling of self-organized porous anodic oxide films, engineering self-organizing electrochemistry: porous alumina and titania nanotubes, diffusion-induced stress within core-shell structures and implications for robust electrode design and materials selection, cost-based discovery for engineering solutions, and the multi-scale study of electrochemical energy systems.
FSI International is a global supplier of processing equipment used at key production steps to manufacture microelectronics, including semiconductor integrated circuits and thin film heads for the computer hard drive industry.
A sister company, OnStream MST, manufactures state-of-the-art thin film heads.
At Rocky Mountain Magnetics, Louisville, Colo., physicist Carl Helms is using MFM to improve the design and manufacture of magne-to-resistive thin film heads and inductive heads for disk drives.
Table 6 Numbers of Established and Entrant Firms Introducing Models Equipped with Thin-Film Heads and RLL Recording Codes, 1976-1988 Year Thin Film Heads RLL Codes No.