Vol. 3, No. 4 December 2003 Contents

Tunnel Magnetoresistance Effect and the Magnetization Process of GdFe/Al Oxide/Co/TbFe Junctions
T. Ikeda, M. Onoe, and S. Tsunashima……109

Second International Symposium on High Frequency Micromagnetic Devices and Materials
M. Yamaguchi, F. B. Humphery, M. Ruane, and T. Sato……114

Stress Sensors Based on Magnetostrictive Thin Films
M. Frommberger, M. Tewes, A. Ludwig, C. Zanke, and E. Quandt……115

Giant Magnetoimpedance (GMI) Effect in Soft Melt-extracted Magnetic Amorphous Fibres
V. Zhukova, A. Zhukov, V. Kraposhin, A. Prokoshin, and J. Gonzalez……118

Tailoring GMI Effect in Co-rich Glass Coated Microwires by Joule Heating
K. García, A. Zhukov, V. Zhukova, M. Provencio, A. Torcunov, M. Vazquez, M. Kumiski, J. Gonzalez, and H. Lachowicz……122

Thin-Film Inductor Designs and Materials for High-Current Low-Voltage Power
C. R. Sullivan, S. Prabhakaran, P. Dhagat, and Y. Sun……126

GHz Conducted Noise Suppressors Using Ferrite Films Plated Directly on Printed Circuit Board and Polyimide Sheet
M. Matsushita, K. Kondo, H. Ono, S. Yoshida, and M. Abe……129

Applications of Spin Sprayed Ferrite Films on Coplanar Transmission Line for RF Noise Suppression
K. H. Kim, M. Yamaguchi, K.-I. Arai, N. Matsushita, and M. Abe……133

A New 1 MHz-9 GHz Thin-Film Permeameter Using a Side-Open TEM Cell and a Planar Shielded-Loop Coil
M. Yamaguchi, Y. Miyazawa, K. Kaminishi, and K.-I. Arai……137