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Artifacts That Could Be Misinterpreted as Ballistic Magnetoresistance



William F. Egelhoff Jr., L Gan, Erik B. Svedberg, Cedric J. Powell, Alexander J. Shapiro, Robert McMichael, J Mallett, Thomas P. Moffat, Mark D. Stiles


Theoretical physics suggests that very large magnetoresistance (MR) values might be found in certain magnetic nanocontacts if a magnetic domain wall could be localized in them with a length scale that would allow conduction electrons to transit the wall ballistically. Recently, several experimental reports of extremely large MR values have been published and claims have been made that these results are due to a ballistic magnetoresistance (BMR) effect.[1,2] Values as large as 1,000,000% have been reported.[2]
To Be Determined


artifacts, Ballistic Magnetoresistance, electrodeposition, Ni wires


Egelhoff Jr., W. , Gan, L. , Svedberg, E. , Powell, C. , Shapiro, A. , McMichael, R. , Mallett, J. , Moffat, T. and Stiles, M. (2021), Artifacts That Could Be Misinterpreted as Ballistic Magnetoresistance, To Be Determined (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created October 12, 2021