Everspin Technologies, Inc., Chandler, AZ, has been assigned a patent (11637235) developed by Ikegawa, Sumio, Phoenix, AZ, Lee, Han Kyu, Chandler, AZ, Aggarwal, Sanjeev, Scottsdale, AZ, Sun, Jijun, Chandler, AZ, Alam, Syed M., and Andre, Thomas, Austin, TX, for “in-plane spin orbit torque magnetoresistive stack/structure and methods therefor.“
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: “The present disclosure is drawn to, among other things, a magnetoresistive device and a magnetoresistive memory comprising a plurality of such magnetoresistive devices. In some aspects, a magnetoresistive device may include a magnetically fixed region, a magnetically free region above or below the magnetically fixed region, and an intermediate region positioned between the magnetically fixed region and the magnetically free region, wherein the intermediate region includes a first dielectric material. The magnetoresistive device may also include encapsulation layers formed on opposing side walls of the magnetically free region, wherein the encapsulation layers include the first dielectric material.”
The patent application was filed on 2020-01-16 (16/744963).