GB2343988A - Disk and drive system and methods with carbon overcoat for load/unload applications - Google Patents

Disk and drive system and methods with carbon overcoat for load/unload applications

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GB2343988A
GB2343988A GB0002267A GB0002267A GB2343988A GB 2343988 A GB2343988 A GB 2343988A GB 0002267 A GB0002267 A GB 0002267A GB 0002267 A GB0002267 A GB 0002267A GB 2343988 A GB2343988 A GB 2343988A
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Prior art keywords
platter
overcoat layer
load
thickness
disk
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GB0002267A
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GB0002267D0 (en )
GB2343988B (en )
Inventor
Zine-Eddine Boutaghou
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Seagate Technology LLC
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Seagate Technology LLC
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B23/00Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus Intermediate mediums; Apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture
    • G11B23/0014Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus Intermediate mediums; Apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form
    • G11B23/0021Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus Intermediate mediums; Apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form discs
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B5/00Recording by magnetisation or demagnetisation of a record carrier; Reproducing by magnetic means; Record carriers therefor
    • G11B5/62Record carriers characterised by the selection of the material
    • G11B5/72Protective coatings, e.g. antistatic, antifriction
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B5/00Recording by magnetisation or demagnetisation of a record carrier; Reproducing by magnetic means; Record carriers therefor
    • G11B5/74Record carriers characterised by the form, e.g. sheet shaped to wrap around a drum
    • G11B5/82Disk carriers
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B5/00Recording by magnetisation or demagnetisation of a record carrier; Reproducing by magnetic means; Record carriers therefor
    • G11B5/84Processes or apparatus specially adapted for manufacturing record carriers
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B11/00Recording on or reproducing from the same record carrier wherein for these two operations the methods are covered by different main groups of groups G11B3/00 - G11B7/00 or by different subgroups of group G11B9/00; Record carriers therefor
    • G11B11/10Recording on or reproducing from the same record carrier wherein for these two operations the methods are covered by different main groups of groups G11B3/00 - G11B7/00 or by different subgroups of group G11B9/00; Record carriers therefor using recording by magnetic means or other means for magnetisation or demagnetisation of a record carrier, e.g. light induced spin magnetisation; Demagnetisation by thermal or stress means in the presence or not of an orienting magnetic field
    • G11B11/105Recording on or reproducing from the same record carrier wherein for these two operations the methods are covered by different main groups of groups G11B3/00 - G11B7/00 or by different subgroups of group G11B9/00; Record carriers therefor using recording by magnetic means or other means for magnetisation or demagnetisation of a record carrier, e.g. light induced spin magnetisation; Demagnetisation by thermal or stress means in the presence or not of an orienting magnetic field using a beam of light or a magnetic field for recording by change of magnetisation and a beam of light for reproducing, i.e. magneto-optical, e.g. light-induced thermo-magnetic recording, spin magnetisation recording, Kerr or Faraday effect reproducing
    • G11B11/10582Record carriers characterised by the selection of the material or by the structure or form
    • G11B11/10584Record carriers characterised by the selection of the material or by the structure or form characterised by the form, e.g. comprising mechanical protection elements
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B19/00Driving, starting, stopping record carriers not specifically of filamentary or web form, or of supports therefor; Control thereof; Control of operating function ; Driving both disc and head
    • G11B19/02Control of operating function, e.g. switching from recording to reproducing
    • G11B19/04Arrangements for preventing, inhibiting, or warning against double recording on the same blank or against other recording or reproducing malfunctions
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B21/00Head arrangements not specific to the method of recording or reproducing
    • G11B21/02Driving or moving of heads
    • G11B21/12Raising and lowering; Back-spacing or forward-spacing along track; Returning to starting position otherwise than during transducing operation
    • GPHYSICS
    • G11INFORMATION STORAGE
    • G11BINFORMATION STORAGE BASED ON RELATIVE MOVEMENT BETWEEN RECORD CARRIER AND TRANSDUCER
    • G11B23/00Record carriers not specific to the method of recording or reproducing; Accessories, e.g. containers, specially adapted for co-operation with the recording or reproducing apparatus Intermediate mediums; Apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture
    • G11B23/0057Intermediate mediums, i.e. mediums provided with an information structure not specific to the method of reproducing or duplication such as matrixes for mechanical pressing of an information structure ; record carriers having a relief information structure provided with or included in layers not specific for a single reproducing method; apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture
    • G11B23/0064Intermediate mediums, i.e. mediums provided with an information structure not specific to the method of reproducing or duplication such as matrixes for mechanical pressing of an information structure ; record carriers having a relief information structure provided with or included in layers not specific for a single reproducing method; apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture mediums or carriers characterised by the selection of the material
    • G11B23/0071Intermediate mediums, i.e. mediums provided with an information structure not specific to the method of reproducing or duplication such as matrixes for mechanical pressing of an information structure ; record carriers having a relief information structure provided with or included in layers not specific for a single reproducing method; apparatus or processes specially adapted for their manufacture mediums or carriers characterised by the selection of the material additional layers for lubrication or wear protection

Abstract

A data recording platter (102) having an overcoat layer and a method for making the overcoat layer for the data recording platter involving forming the overcoat layer with an increase thickness at the load region (116) of the platter. The increased thickness portion of the overcoat layer may be disposed at the outer periphery (200) of the platter. The thickness may be increased gradually from a central position (202) of the platter toward the outer peripheral edge of the platter. The increased thickness of the overcoat provides added protection of the recording layer of the platter against, for example, collisions of a recording head (112) with the platter surface during loading and/or unloading movements of the head.
GB0002267A 1997-08-18 1998-05-22 Disk and drive system and methods with carbon overcoat for load/unload applications Expired - Fee Related GB2343988B (en)

Priority Applications (2)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
US5591397 true 1997-08-18 1997-08-18
PCT/US1998/009901 WO1999009548A1 (en) 1997-08-18 1998-05-22 Disk and drive system and methods with carbon overcoat for load/unload applications

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GB0002267D0 GB0002267D0 (en) 2000-03-22
GB2343988A true true GB2343988A (en) 2000-05-24
GB2343988B GB2343988B (en) 2002-01-09

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JP (1) JP2001516115A (en)
KR (1) KR20010023016A (en)
GB (1) GB2343988B (en)
WO (1) WO1999009548A1 (en)

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JP2007265549A (en) * 2006-03-29 2007-10-11 Hoya Corp Magnetic recording disk and its manufacturing method

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US4529659A (en) * 1983-11-05 1985-07-16 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Public Corporation Magnetic recording member and process for manufacturing the same
US4601950A (en) * 1984-09-10 1986-07-22 Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. Magnetic recording medium and manufacturing method thereof
US5324593A (en) * 1992-02-18 1994-06-28 Hmt Technology Corporation Thin film medium with layered film gradient
US5462784A (en) * 1994-11-02 1995-10-31 International Business Machines Corporation Fluorinated diamond-like carbon protective coating for magnetic recording media devices
US5520981A (en) * 1995-04-24 1996-05-28 Hmt Technology Corporation Magnetic recording disk with overcoat thickness gradient between a data zone and a landing zone

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US5202863A (en) * 1990-09-11 1993-04-13 Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. Magneto-optical disk unit compatible with different two types of magneto-optical disks and a magnetic-field generator suitable thereof

Patent Citations (5)

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Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US4529659A (en) * 1983-11-05 1985-07-16 Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Public Corporation Magnetic recording member and process for manufacturing the same
US4601950A (en) * 1984-09-10 1986-07-22 Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. Magnetic recording medium and manufacturing method thereof
US5324593A (en) * 1992-02-18 1994-06-28 Hmt Technology Corporation Thin film medium with layered film gradient
US5462784A (en) * 1994-11-02 1995-10-31 International Business Machines Corporation Fluorinated diamond-like carbon protective coating for magnetic recording media devices
US5520981A (en) * 1995-04-24 1996-05-28 Hmt Technology Corporation Magnetic recording disk with overcoat thickness gradient between a data zone and a landing zone

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GB0002267D0 (en) 2000-03-22 grant
KR20010023016A (en) 2001-03-26 application
GB2343988B (en) 2002-01-09 grant
WO1999009548A1 (en) 1999-02-25 application
JP2001516115A (en) 2001-09-25 application

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PCNP Patent ceased through non-payment of renewal fee

Effective date: 20060522