Waveguide for heat assisted magnetic recording Patent uri icon


  • An apparatus includes a slider mounted on an arm, a first waveguide including a first core guiding layer, a second waveguide mounted on the slider and including a second core guiding layer having a thickness smaller than the thickness of the first core guiding layer, and a coupler for coupling light from the first core guiding layer to the second core guiding layer.

author list (cited authors)

  • Gage, E. C., Challener, W. A., Hipwell, M. C., Sluzewski, D. A., Seigler, M. A., Jin, X., & Hsia, Y.

complete list of authors

  • Gage, EC||Challener, WA||Hipwell, M Cynthia||Sluzewski, DA||Seigler, MA||Jin, X||Hsia, Y-T

publication date

  • May 2011