Chapter 10. Hall Effect and Magnetoresistive Sensors

  1. John R. Brauer

Published Online: 31 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0471777714.ch10

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

Magnetic Actuators and Sensors

How to Cite

Brauer, J. R. (2006) Hall Effect and Magnetoresistive Sensors, in Magnetic Actuators and Sensors, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471777714.ch10

Author Information

  1. Milwaukee School of Engineering, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 3 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471731696

Online ISBN: 9780471777717



  • magnetic sensors and Hall effect;
  • Hall sensor element;
  • giant magnetoresistance (GMR)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Simple Hall Voltage Equation

  • Hall Effect Conductivity Tensor

  • Finite-Element Computation of Hall Fields

  • Toothed Wheel Hall Sensors for Position

  • Magnetoresistance

  • Magnetoresistive Heads for Hard-Disk Drives

  • Problems

  • References