Effect of inserted Cu on current-perpendicular-to-plane-giant magnetoresistance of Fe50Co50 spin valves

H. Yuasa, H. Fukuzawa, H. Iwasaki, M. Yoshikawa, M. Takagishi, M. Sahashi

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Abstract

The effect of inserted Cu was studied on current-perpendicular-to-plane-giant magnetoresistance of Fe50Co50 spin valves. The investigation of structural state of the inserted Cu was done by extended x-ray absorption structure (EXAFS) spectra to clarify its role in specific resistance behavior. It was found that solid solute Cu participates in the specific resistance increase in Fe50Co50 spin valves.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7915-7917
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume93
Issue number10 3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 May 15

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Yuasa, H., Fukuzawa, H., Iwasaki, H., Yoshikawa, M., Takagishi, M., & Sahashi, M. (2003). Effect of inserted Cu on current-perpendicular-to-plane-giant magnetoresistance of Fe50Co50 spin valves. Journal of Applied Physics, 93(10 3), 7915-7917. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1558075