Apparatus and method for controlling common mode impedance in disk drive head suspensions

  • US 6,714,385 B1
  • Filed: 04/16/2001
  • Issued: 03/30/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/16/2001
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A trace and load beam assembly for controlling the common mode impedance of printed circuit electrical traces on a head suspension assembly of the type having a load beam formed of a conductive layer and at least one aperture in the conductive layer of the load beam, the improvement comprising a conductive island in the at least one aperture wherein the island is electrically isolated from the conductive layer of the load beam.

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