New Perspectives in Magnetism of Metals by Duk Joo KimNew Perspectives in Magnetism of Metals by Duk Joo Kim

New Perspectives in Magnetism of Metals

byDuk Joo Kim

Paperback | December 1, 2010

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The fundamental physics of metallic magnetism is not yet satisfactorily understood and continues to be interesting. For instance, magnetism is anticipated to play a principal role in producing high Tc superconductivity of oxides. This book has two major objectives. First, it intends to provide an introduction to magnetism of metals in a broad sense. Besides pursuing the mechanism of metallic magnetism itself, it attempts to find and actively analyze magnetic causes hidden hitherto unnoticed behind various physical phenomena. The author's goal is to expose the fundamental role played by phonons in the mechanism of metallic magnetism. He demonstrates how such a view also helps to elucidate a broad spectrum of other observations. The second objective is to concisely introduce the standard many-body points of view and techniques necessary in studying solid physics in general.
Title:New Perspectives in Magnetism of MetalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:461 pagesPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441933255

ISBN - 13:9781441933256

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Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Quantum Mechanics and Statistical Mechanics of an Electron Gas. 2. Basics of Magnetism. 3. Mean Field Theory of Magnetism of Metals: The Stoner Model. 4. Linear Responses of Metallic Electrons. 5. Electron-Phonon Interaction: The Effect of Magnetism on Lattice Vibrations. 6. The Role of the Electron-Phonon Interaction in Metallic Magnetism. 7. The Volume Degree of Freedom in Itinerant Electron Ferromagnetism. References. Index.