Large magnetoresistance anisotropy in strained Pr0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films

H. S. Wang, Y. F. Hu, E. Wertz, Q. Li

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We have studied the anisotropic magnetoresistance (AMR) of strained Pr0.67Sr0.33MnO3 thin films by measuring the MR as a function of the angle between the magnetic field direction and the substrate normal (out-of-plane). The results show that the compressive- and tensile-strained ultrathin films (5-15 nm) grown on LaAlO3 (001) (LAO) and SrTiO3 (001) (STO) substrates show unusually large out-of-plane AMR, but with opposite signs. In contrast, the almost strain-free films on the NdGaO3 (110) substrates show much smaller AMR over all the temperature and field ranges studied. Thick films on LAO and STO substrates also show much smaller AMR.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-92
Number of pages6
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000
EventMagnetoresistive Oxides and Related Materials - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Nov 29 1999Dec 2 1999

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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