Magneto-logic device based on a single-layer magnetic tunnel junction

Seungyeon Lee, Sunghoon Choa, Seungjun Lee, Hyungsoon Shin

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Abstract

A magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) element can compute Boolean functions and also store the output of its last operation. Therefore, the MTJ shows potential for a universal logic element to implement sequential-logic functions as well as combinatorial ones. The established magneto-logic element has been designed and fabricated based on a triple-layer MTJ. We present a novel magneto-logic structure that consists of a single-layer MTJ and a current driver, which requires less processing steps with enhanced functional flexibility and uniformity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2040-2044
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
Volume54
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2007

Keywords

  • Magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ)
  • Magnetoresistive devices
  • Nonvolatile logic devices

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