giant magnetoresistance


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giant magnetoresistance:

see spintronicsspintronics,
 spin electronics,
or magnetoelectronics,
science and technology that harnesses the spin state of electrons in addition to the electrical charge state to store data or perform calculations.
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giant magnetoresistance

[¦j̄i·ənt ‚mag·nēd·ō·ri′zis·təns]
(solid-state physics)
A very large decrease in electrical resistance upon application of a magnetic field in certain structures composed of alternating layers of magnetic and nonmagnetic metals.
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So, our analysis of the spin polarization and giant magnetoresistance can be potentially useful to achieve a coherent spintronic device by optimally adjusting the material parameters.
Nevertheless, Parkin reports that his team's work with cobalt and copper alloys that exhibit giant magnetoresistance at room temperature has helped them figure out how to layer the material to maximize its magnetic and resistive effects.
10 MAGNETIC PROPERTIES PRIMER 11 NANOMAGNETIC PARTICLES 11 Single Domain and Superparamagnetic Behavior 11 FIGURE 1 QUALITATIVE DEPENDENCE OF MAGNETIC COERCIVITY (HC) ON ULTRAFINE PARTICLE SIZE 12 NANOMAGNETIC FILMS 12 Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) 12 Spin Valve Multilayer Structure 13 Tunneling Magnetoresistance (TMR) 14 Ballistic Magnetoresistance (BMR) 14 Colossal Magnetoresistance (CMR) 15 NANOMAGNETIC BULK MATERIALS 15 Exchange Coupling 15 CURRENT AND POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS SUMMARY 15
He reviewed progress in giant magnetoresistance in the May 15 SCIENCE.
NVE is a world leader in supplying ultra high-speed isolator and sensor components based on Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) for use in a wide range of communications, industrial, and military applications.
All-metal, transpinnor technology is based on a phenomenon known as giant magnetoresistance (GMR).
This combination of benefits is unprecedented, and it is not achievable using any other existing magnetic sensor technologies, including Anisotropic Magnetoresistance (AMR), Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR), or the Hall Effect.
Fert was awarded the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery of Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR), making him one of the pioneers of the digital revolution.