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Co-Ferrite AP-pinned CPP GMR Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015223D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Dec-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

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We disclose following structure for CPP GMR: Shield/Ta/CoFe/Ru/CoFe/CoxFe3-xO4/CoFe/Cu/CoFe/Ta/Shield The presence of Co-Ferrite in pinned layer improves GMR through specular scattering as well as helps in pinning through high coercively of Co-Ferrite layer. 1