Spin-valve sensors exchange-biased by ultrathin TbCo films

Freitas, P.P.; Leal, J.L.; Melo, L.V.; Oliveira, N.J.; Rodrigues, L.; Sousa, A.T.
July 1994
Applied Physics Letters;7/25/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p493
Academic Journal
Examines the use of ultrathin TbCo films as an alternative sensor to FeMn films in magnetoresistance devices. Device resistance and sensitivity values; Exchange field fine tuning by changing film layer thickness; Fabrication of a spin-valve sensor.


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