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NanoScience and Technology

Principles of Nanomagnetism

Authors: Guimarães, Alberto P.

  • First monograph on nanomagnetism
  • Covers the basics of nanomagnetism and also includes magnetic domains, magnetic microparticles, low-dimensional systems as well as thin films and multilayers
  • Acts as both a reference work for researchers and a textbook for graduate students in this field of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics
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About this book

The second edition of this book on nanomagnetism presents the basics and latest studies of low-dimensional magnetic nano-objects. It highlights the intriguing properties of nanomagnetic objects, such as thin films, nanoparticles, nanowires, nanotubes, nanodisks and nanorings as well as novel phenomena like spin currents. It also describes how nanomagnetism was an important factor in the rapid evolution of high-density magnetic recording and is developing into a decisive element of spintronics. Further, it presents a number of biomedical applications. With exercises and solutions, it serves as a graduate textbook.

About the authors

Alberto Passos Guimarães studied physics at the University of Rio de Janeiro and obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Manchester, England. He was a visiting scientist at MIT, Cambridge, and at the Physics Institute in Uppsala, Sweden. He has worked in the field of magnetism for several years, initially studying the magnetic properties of rare-earth intermetallic compounds with Mossbauer Spectroscopy and zero-field nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), and also studied the Magnetocaloric Effect in intermetallic compounds. In recent years he has turned his attention to nanoscale systems, such as small particles, nanowires, nanorings and nanodisks studied with different experimental techniques and micromagnetic simulation. He is the author of Magnetism and Magnetic Resonance in solids (1998) and From Lodestone to Supermagnets: Understanding Magnetic Phenomena (2005), and has also been active in the popularization of science.

He is now Emeritus Researcher at the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF) and he is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • The Basis of Nanomagnetism

    Guimarães, Alberto P.

    Pages 1-23

  • Magnetic Domains

    Guimarães, Alberto P.

    Pages 25-70

  • Magnetism of Small Particles

    Guimarães, Alberto P.

    Pages 71-124

  • Magnetism of Thin Films and Multilayers

    Guimarães, Alberto P.

    Pages 125-150

  • Magnetotransport and Spin Current Effects

    Guimarães, Alberto P.

    Pages 151-199

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59409-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-59408-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Principles of Nanomagnetism
Authors
Series Title
NanoScience and Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-59409-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-59409-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-59408-8
Series ISSN
1434-4904
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XV, 330
Number of Illustrations and Tables
88 b/w illustrations, 47 illustrations in colour
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