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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1991) Oscillatory interlayer coupling and giant magnetoresistance in Co/Cu multilayers.
1991) Giant magnetoresistance in soft ferromagnetic multilayers.
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.
Spintronics truly gained traction with the discovery of giant magnetoresistance (GMR) in the 1980s.
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and his colleagues are investigating ways to store data using the so-called giant magnetoresistance effect that appears in tiny metallic structures.
Yoshinori Tokura Professor, Department of Applied Physics University of Tokyo Tokyo, Japan -- For outstanding research in correlated-electron oxide materials, including discoveries in superconducting compounds and for work on the phenomenon of giant magnetoresistance.
He called this effect giant magnetoresistance (GMR).
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).