Giant magnetoresistance in magnetically inhomogeneous thin films

Tsoukatos, A.; Wan, H.
December 1992
Applied Physics Letters;12/21/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 25, p3059
Academic Journal
Describes the presence of giant magnetoresistance (GMR) in iron and cobalt thin films in silver. Evaluation of films structural properties using x-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy; Effect of annealing on GMR; Details on spin-glass type behavior; Existence of a cubic phase with fine grains; Implication for commercial applications.


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