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|Title:||Design and analysis of MEMS-based slider suspensions for a high-performance magnetic recording system|
|Authors:||Sheng, G. |
|Citation:||Sheng, G., Liu, B., Hua, W., Miao, Y., Xu, B., Yan, L., Sridhar, U. (2000-03). Design and analysis of MEMS-based slider suspensions for a high-performance magnetic recording system. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering 10 (1) : 64-71. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1088/0960-1317/10/1/309|
|Abstract:||This paper presents a novel design for a MEMS-based slider-suspension device with inherently improved mechanical performance over traditional components for high-performance magnetic recording. The device was modeled numerically to simulate two kinds of micro-dynamics characteristics: the adhesion/shock-induced dynamic deflection of micro-suspension and the particle-deflecting performance of the micro-deflector. The simulation shows that the dynamic deflection of the micro-suspension can be reduced by decreasing the contact area of the attached secondary slider, and that the brittle fracture probability of the micro-suspension under 1000 G shock can be attained to be as low as 1.0×10-5. The simulation also illustrates that the micro-deflector can prevent 80% of flowing particles under the primary slider from entering the micro-system. A new process is also presented and used to fabricate the designs.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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