magnetoresistor

magnetoresistor

[mag¦nēd·ō·ri′zis·tər]
(electronics)
Magnetic field-controlled variable resistor.
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Under the contract, NVE will be developing devices incorporating its unique Giant Magnetoresistor (GMR) "spintronics" materials, which are made of exotic metals as thin as a few atoms.
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Smilie (8) used two magnetoresistors (devices whose electrical resistance depends on the local magnetic field), one at either end of the magnet in a jamjar magnetometer, to derive a voltage which depends on the magnet's position and can be displayed on a volt meter or recorded by a computer.
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