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GMR in 3d, 4d and 5d transition metals multilayers

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Journal publication date05/1999
JournalJournal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials
Journal number1
Volume196-197
Number of pages3
Pages101-103
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

The ballistic conductance and the CPP GMR in metallic magnetic multilayers have been studied as a function of the multilayer composition. The conductance is calculated with an original technique which combines semi-infinite crystalline leads with finite superlattices, described by s-p-d tight-binding Hamiltonians. The results are compared with an effective mass model, which identifies the main features giving rise to high GMR ratios.