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Structural and Microscopic Analyses of α-Fe2O3/Co(NiFe)/Cu/Co(NiFe) Bottom GMR Spin Valves

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Author(s)

S Bae, William F. Egelhoff Jr., P J. Chen, J H. Judy

Abstract

In this work, the effects of crystal structure of variation}-Fe2O3, the surface roughness, and interdiffusion of Cu on the GMR properties of variation}-Fe2O3/Co(NiFe)/Cu/Co(NiFe), bottom spin valves were investigated. The sputtering input power of variation}-Fe2O3, biasing condition during deposition, and base pressure of the vacuum chamber were controlled in the experiments.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume
36
Issue
No. 5

Keywords

giant magnetoresistance (GMR) spin valve, metallic thin films, resistivity, specular electron scattering

Citation

Bae, S. , Egelhoff Jr., W. , Chen, P. and Judy, J. (2000), Structural and Microscopic Analyses of &#945;-Fe<sub>2</sub>O<sub>3</sub>/Co(NiFe)/Cu/Co(NiFe) Bottom GMR Spin Valves, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created August 31, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021