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Practical fabrication of an optical flying head for a near-field recording system
Author(s): Naoto Kojima; Takashi Mizuno; Taro Hitosugi; Atsumichi Kawashima; Kenjiro Watanabe
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a new optical flying head integrating a solid immersion lens and a flying slider for application to an ultra high-density storage system. We report a practical method of fabricating this head. The flying head has a stable flying attitude at the flying height of 50nm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 January 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4342, Optical Data Storage 2001, (10 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.453435
Show Author Affiliations
Naoto Kojima, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Takashi Mizuno, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Taro Hitosugi, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Atsumichi Kawashima, Sony Corp. (Japan)
Kenjiro Watanabe, Sony Corp. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4342:
Optical Data Storage 2001
Terril Hurst; Seiji Kobayashi, Editor(s)

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