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Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures. / Aziz, A.; Bending, S. J.; Roberts, H. G.; Crampin, S.; Heard, P. J.; Marrows, C. H.

In: Physical review letters, Vol. 97, No. 20, 206602, 17.11.2006.

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Aziz, A, Bending, SJ, Roberts, HG, Crampin, S, Heard, PJ & Marrows, CH 2006, 'Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures', Physical review letters, vol. 97, no. 20, 206602. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.206602

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Aziz, A., Bending, S. J., Roberts, H. G., Crampin, S., Heard, P. J., & Marrows, C. H. (2006). Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures. Physical review letters, 97(20), [206602]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.206602

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Aziz A, Bending SJ, Roberts HG, Crampin S, Heard PJ, Marrows CH. Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures. Physical review letters. 2006 Nov 17;97(20). 206602. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.97.206602

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Aziz, A. ; Bending, S. J. ; Roberts, H. G. ; Crampin, S. ; Heard, P. J. ; Marrows, C. H. / Angular dependence of domain wall resistivity in artificial magnetic domain structures. In: Physical review letters. 2006 ; Vol. 97, No. 20.

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