New epitaxial multilayer system for spin-valve magnetic sensors

Childress, J.R.; Durand, O.
October 1993
Applied Physics Letters;10/4/1993, Vol. 63 Issue 14, p1996
Academic Journal
Presents the experimental results on the 'spin-valve' system for magnetoresistive detection, based on epitaxial iron/palladium (Fe/Pd) bilayers grown on magnesium oxide (MgO) single crystals. Purpose of using the soft magnetic properties of epitaxial Fe/Pd bilayers; Role of Pd; Problems with giant magnetoresistance systems.


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