Overall performance of spin-valves using CoFe/Cu/CoFe as free FM layers

Ke Bin Li*, Yi Hong Wu, Zaibing Guo, J. J. Qiu, G. C. Han

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    The overall performance of spin-valves (SV) using CoFe/Co/CoFe as free ferromagnetic (FM) layers. The sheet resistance (δRs) was enhanced slightly when a small portion of discontinuous Cu was inserted into the free FM layer. It was found that it decreases with further increasing the thickness of Cu layer due to the current shunting effect in the Cu layer.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    JournalDigests of the Intermag Conference
    StatePublished - Dec 1 2002
    Event2002 IEEE International Magnetics Conference-2002 IEEE INTERMAG - Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Duration: Apr 28 2002May 2 2002

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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