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Artifacts That Could Be Misinterpreted as Ballistic Magnetoresistance

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Author(s)

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

Abstract

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]
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To Be Determined

Keywords

artifacts, Ballistic Magnetoresistance, electrodeposition, Ni wires

Citation

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 August 7, 2022)
Created October 12, 2021