Patent Number: 6,166,880

Title: Thin film magnetic head which prevents errors due to electric discharge

Abstract: A thin film magnetic head includes a slider and a thin film magnetic transducing element, wherein the slider is provided with an insulating film on a surface of an electric conductive substrate, the thickness of the insulating film being in a range of 0.5 .mu.m-3 .mu.m, and the thin film magnetic transducing element is formed on the insulating film and has a thin film magnetic circuit including a magnetic film and a coil film.

Inventors: Kobayashi; Atsuo (Tokyo, JP), Matsuzaki; Mikio (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: TDK Corporation

International Classification: G11B 5/31 (20060101); G11B 33/12 (20060101); G11B 5/40 (20060101); G11B 005/127 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017