Magnetism in the Solid State An Introduction

This book presents a phenomenological approach to the field of solid state magnetism. After introducing the basic concepts from statistical thermodynamics and electronic structure theory, the first part discusses the standard models for localized moments (Weiss, Heisenberg) and delocalized moments (...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mohn, Peter
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2003, 2003
Edition:1st ed. 2003
Series:Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Historical Introduction
  • Consequences of Fermi Statistics
  • Paramagnetism
  • Energy Bands in the Crystal
  • Experimental Basis of Ferromagnetism
  • Weiss Molecular Field Model
  • Heisenberg Model
  • Itinerant Electrons at 0 K
  • Band Gap Theory of Strong Ferromagnetism
  • Magnetism and the Crystal Structure — Covalent Magnetism
  • Magnetic Impurities in an Electron Gas
  • Itinerant Electrons at T > 0: A Historical Survey
  • Hubbard Model
  • Landau Theory for the Stoner Model
  • Coupling Between Itinerant and Localized Moments
  • Origin of the Molecular Field
  • Exchange and Correlation in Metals
  • Spin Fluctuations
  • Single Particle Excitations Versus Spin Waves
  • Landau-Ginzburg Model for Spin Fluctuations
  • Conclusion and Lookout