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Mapping strain with magnetics

Giant magnetoresistive devices fabricated on flexible substrates can detect the direction of strain in a material.

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Fig. 1: A flexible giant magnetoresistive device for sensing strain direction.

adapted from ref. 3, Macmillan Publishers Ltd.

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Chen, JY., Wang, JP. Mapping strain with magnetics. Nat Electron 1, 96–97 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-018-0029-9

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