Introduction to the Theory of Ferromagnetism by Amikam AharoniIntroduction to the Theory of Ferromagnetism by Amikam Aharoni

Introduction to the Theory of Ferromagnetism

byAmikam Aharoni

Paperback | November 1, 2000

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The present book is the second edition of Amikam Aharoni's Introduction to the Theory of Ferromagnetism, based on a popular lecture course. Like its predecessor, it serves a two-fold purpose: First, it is a textbook for first-year graduate and advanced undergraduate students in both physicsand engineering. Second, it explains the basic theoretical principles on which the work is based for practising engineers and experimental physicists who work in the field of magnetism, thus also serving to a certain extent as a reference book. For both professionals and students the emphasis is onintroducing the foundations of the different subfields, highlighting the direction and tendency of the most recent research. For this new edition, the author has thoroughly updated the material especially of chapters 9 ('The Nucleation Problem') and 11 ('Numerical Micromagnetics'), which now containthe state of the art required by students and professionals who work on advanced topics of ferromagnetism. From reviews on the 1/e: '... a much needed, thorough introduction and guide to the literature. It is full of wisdom and commentary. Even more, it is Amikam Aharoni at his best - telling astory... He is fun to read... The extensive references provide an advanced review of micromagnetics and supply sources for suitable exercises... there is much for the student to do with the guidance provided by Introduction to the Theory of Ferromagnetism.' A. Arrott, Physics Today, September1997

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Amikam Aharoni, The Richard Kronstein Professor of Theoretical Magnetism Emeritus, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovoth, Israel

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Title:Introduction to the Theory of FerromagnetismFormat:PaperbackPublished:November 1, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198508093

ISBN - 13:9780198508090

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Molecular Field Approximation3. The Heisenberg Hamiltonian4. Magnetisation vs. Temperature5. Anisotropy and Time Effects6. Another Energy Term7. Basic Micromagnetics8. Energy Minimization9. The Nucleation Problem10. Analytic Micromagnetics11. Numerical MicromagneticsReferencesAuthor IndexSubject Index