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MR
Author: Gabriel Torres Last Updated: December 27, 2005
Category: Storage

Magneto-Resistive

MR is the name given to a material that changes its resistance with the presence of a magnetic field. It is one of the materials than can be used to build hard disk drives reading heads. It is used for reading operations only. For writing heads another material is used, called thin film inductive head.

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