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spin·tron·ics

 (spĭn-trŏn′ĭks)
n.
1. (used with a sing. verb) The science that deals with spintronic phenomena.
2. (used with a pl. verb) Spintronic devices and systems: The spintronics in the new computer are very advanced.

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Advances in giant magnetoresistance biosensors with magnetic nanoparticle tags: review and outlook.
In fact, the giant magnetoresistance (GMR) effect was discovered using magnetic multilayers.
The spin polarization, SP, and giant magnetoresistance, GMR, are expressed in terms of the conductance, G, as follows [18]:
* A giant magnetoresistance (GMR) signal acquisition technology to detect movement, sampling at 2 Khz, as the rod strokes.
As the rod strokes, the sensor uses giant magnetoresistance (GMR) signal acquisition technology to detect movement, sampling at 2 kHz.
* Peter Grunberg of Germany and Albert Fert of France were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering Giant Magnetoresistance.
The phenomenon, which each of the physicists' teams observed independently in 1988, is called giant magnetoresistance. It has enabled engineers to increase the sensitivity of hard disk reading heads and pack more data into less space.
2001--Stuart Parkin, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California Developer of Giant Magnetoresistance (Computer disk drive architecture
Recent developments in technology that use magnetic layers less than 10 nm thick, e.g., giant magnetoresistance (GMR) sensors with correspondingly low moments (on the order of [10.sup.-8] A*[m.sup.2]), present stringent requirements on process and quality control.