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A path to spin logic

Read-heads based on the manipulation of spin have already revolutionized the performance of magnetic data storage devices. The development of more-complex spin-devices using carbon nanotubes could enable the next logical step in spintronics.

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Figure 1: Scheme of a ferromagnet/non-magnet/ferromagnet (F/N/F) spin-valve and rules for resistance addition.

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