Origin, development, and future of spintronics (Nobel lecture)

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A review. Going for a spin: The discovery of giant magnetoresistance (GMR) opened up a new area of technol.-spintronics- which, in contrast to conventional electronics, uses not only the charge, but also the spin of the electron. Applications of GMR have revolutionized hard-disk technol. Albert Fert, Nobel laureate in Physics 2007, describes first-hand the discovery of GMR and the development of spintronics. on SciFinder (R)

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