Magnetoresistance anisotropy of a Bi antidot array

G. J. Strijkers, F. Y. Yang, D. H. Reich, C. L. Chien, P. C. Searson, Y. M. Strelniker, D. J. Bergman

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We have measured the magnetoresistance of a Bi antidot array film. The magnetoresistance exhibits a pronounced angular dependence on the direction of the magnetic field, e.g., the longitudinal relative magnetoresistance at 5 K displays an angular variation between 1.8 and 3.4 in a field of 4.9 T. The effect is the result of the interference between cigar-shaped regions of strong current distortions around the voids in the Bi film. The measurements can be understood and quantitatively reproduced by theoretical calculations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2067-2069
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Issue number4 I
StatePublished - Jul 2001
Event8th Joint Magnetism and Magnetic Materials -International Magnetic Conference- (MMM-Intermag) - San Antonio, TX, United States
Duration: 7 Jan 200111 Jan 2001


  • Bi
  • Magnetoresistance
  • Periodic composite structures


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