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Modern Magnetic Materials: Principles and Applications



Modern Magnetic Materials: Principles and Applications

Robert C. O'Handley

ISBN: 978-0-471-15566-9 November 1999 768 Pages


A truly modern treatment of materials that can hold a magnetic field.
* Covers cutting-edge materials with many important technical applications.
* Includes examples and problems along with computer solutions.

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Introduction and Overview.


Classical and Quantum Phenomenology of Magnetism.

Quantum Mechanics, Magnetism, and Exchange in Atoms and Oxides.

Quantum Mechanics, Magnetism, and Bonding in Metals.

Magnetic Anisotropy.

Magnetoelastic Effects.

Magnetic Domain Walls and Domains.

Magnetization Process.

Soft Magnetic Materials.

Amorphous Materials: Magnetism and Disorder.

Magnetism in Small Structures: Exchange Coupling and Nanocrystals.

Hard Magnetic Materials.

Magnetic Annealing and Directional Order.

Electronic Transport in Magnetic Materials.

Surface and Thin-Film Magnetism.

Magnetic Recording.


"…appropriate for a graduate or advanced undergraduate level course in magnetics materials…a useful reference resource to researchers in magnetic materials…" (IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, July/August 2005)