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Materials | Modern Theory of Magnetism in Metals and Alloys

Modern Theory of Magnetism in Metals and Alloys

Kakehashi, Yoshiro

2013, IX, 347 p. 143 illus., 1 illus. in color.

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  • Explains the fundamentals of metallic magnetism
  • Presents magnetism in disordered and amorphous alloys
  • Describes systematically the theories of magnetism from the level of model to the first-principles version
  • Helps understanding the spin-fluctuation theory based on the functional integral method
This book describes theoretical aspects of the metallic magnetism from metals to disordered alloys to amorphous alloys both at the ground state and at finite temperatures. The book gives an introduction to the metallic magnetism, and treats effects of electron correlations on magnetism, spin fluctuations in metallic magnetism, formation of complex magnetic structures, a variety of magnetism due to configurational disorder in alloys as well as a new magnetism caused by the structural disorder in amorphous alloys, especially the itinerant-electron spin glasses. The readers will find that all these topics can be understood systematically  by means of the spin-fluctuation theories based on the functional integral method.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Amorphous Alloys - Itinerant Magnetism - Magnetic Excitations - Magnetism in Dilute and Disordered Alloys - Magnetism of Amorphous Metals - Metallic Magnetism - Spin Density Waves - Spin Fluctuations

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Materials - Special types of Materials

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