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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]
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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In the opening paper of this collection, researchers at the Russian Academy of Sciences investigate the microwave properties of magnetic metallic nanostructures with the giant magnetoresistive effect
and outline a comparison with the DC magnetoresistive effect.
Late last year, the company started to ship disk drives based on the giant magnetoresistive effect
, a technology that significantly increases storage capacity.