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TECHNICAL NOTES

Laser Smoothing of the Load/Unload Tabs of Magnetic Recording Head Gimbal Assemblies

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Gurinder P. Singh, Thomas R. Albrecht, William T. Kozlovsky

Almaden Research Center, IBM Corporation, 650 Harry Road, San Jose, CA 95120

Mike Suk

IBM Storage Technology Division, 5600 Cottle Road, San Jose, CA 95123

J. Tribol 124(4), 863-865 (Sep 24, 2002) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1467640 History: Received February 17, 2000; Revised January 04, 2002; Online September 24, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Images of untreated (a) and treated (b) L/UL tabs under dark field illumination
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Ramp wear as a function of L/UL cycles for untreated and treated suspensions
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Ramp wear as a function of L/UL cycles for untreated and treated suspensions

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