Physics of Ferromagnetism

Paperback | May 20, 2009

bySoshin Chikazumi

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This book is intended as a textbook for students and researchers interested in the physical aspects of ferromagnetism. The level of presentation assumes only a basic knowledge of electromagnetic theory and atomic physics and a general familiarity with rather elementary mathematics. Throughoutthe book the emphasis is primarily on explanations of physical concepts rather than on rigorous theoretical treatments which require a background in quantum mechanics and high level mathematics.The purpose of this book is to give a general view of magnetic phenomena, focusing it's main interest at the centre of the broad field of ferromagnetism, ranging from theory to the engineering applications such as soft and hard magnetic materials and magnetic memories. Substantially different fromthe author's previous book Physics of Magnetism published in 1964, the present edition is neatly organized and includes more recent developments.

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This book is intended as a textbook for students and researchers interested in the physical aspects of ferromagnetism. The level of presentation assumes only a basic knowledge of electromagnetic theory and atomic physics and a general familiarity with rather elementary mathematics. Throughoutthe book the emphasis is primarily on explan...

Soshin Chikazumi is a Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Tokyo.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:668 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0.01 inPublished:May 20, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199564817

ISBN - 13:9780199564811

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Table of Contents

1. Magnetostatic phenomena2. Magnetic measurements3. Atomic magnetic moments4. Macroscopic experimental techniques5. Magnetic disorder6. Ferromagnetism7. Antiferromagnetism and ferrimagnetism8. Magnetism of metals and alloys9. Magnetism of ferromagnetic oxides10. Magnetism of compounds11. Magnetism of amorphous materials12. Magnetocrystalline anisotrophy13. Induced magnetic anisotropy14. Magnetostriction15. Observation of domain structures16. Spin distribution and domain walls17. Magnetic domain structure18. Technical magnetization19. Spin phase transition20. Dynamic magnetization21. Various phenomena association with magnetization22. Engineering applications of magnetic materials