Spin-transport theory of magnetically inhomogeneous systems

Shufeng Zhang, Peter M. Levy

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Abstract

We review the key ingredients of our current theoretical formulation of spin-dependent transport in magnetic layered and granular solids. The meaning of effective spin-dependent internal electric field is given, and the shortcomings of current approaches are signaled. The essential features of realistic model calculations of conduction in magnetically inhomogeneous systems are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)157-162
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering B
Volume31
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1995
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Giant magnetoresistance
  • Magnetic multilayers
  • Magnetotransport

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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