Disc head slider with intermittent contact protection feature Patent uri icon


  • A slider having contact protection for ultra-low fly heights. The contact protection includes contact pads having an ultra-low height dimension to reduce friction and damage for intermittent contact for ultra-low fly height applications.

author list (cited authors)

  • Hipwell, M. C., Riddering, J. W., Hanchi, J. V., Sannino, A. P., & Boutaghou, Z.

complete list of authors

  • Hipwell, M Cynthia||Riddering, JW||Hanchi, JV||Sannino, AP||Boutaghou, Z-E

publication date

  • November 2003