Patent Number: 7,102,854

Title: Transducing head with reduced side writing

Abstract: A transducing head has a main pole and at least one magnetic element (such as a return pole or a shield) which provides a potential return path for a magnetic field produced by the main pole. The magnetic element is spaced from the main pole. The magnetic element is formed at least in part of a magnetic material having a material property that reduces side writing at the magnetic element.

Inventors: Wang; Feng (Lakeville, MN), Li; Shaoping (Naperville, IL), Gao; Kaizhong (Bloomington, MN), Xue; Song S. (Edina, MN), Amin; Nurul (Woodbury, MN), Michel; Rick P. (Minneapolis, MN), Tabakovic; Ibro M. (Edina, MN), Zhou; Yuming (Lakeville, MN)

Assignee: Seagate Technology LLC

International Classification: G11B 5/147 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018