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Springer Tracts in Modern Physics

Skyrmions in Condensed Matter

Authors: Han, Jung Hoon

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  • Focusses on the modern approach of topological phenomena in spin-orbit systems
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This book summarizes some of the most exciting theoretical developments in the topological phenomena of skyrmions in noncentrosymmetric magnetic systems over recent decades. After presenting pedagogical backgrounds to the Berry phase and homotopy theory, the author systematically discusses skyrmions in the order of their development, from the Ginzburg-Landau theory, CP1 theory, Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert theory, and Monte Carlo numerical approaches. Modern topics, such as the skyrmion-electron interaction, skyrmion-magnon interaction, and various generation mechanisms of the skyrmion are examined with a focus on their general theoretical aspects. The book concludes with a chapter on the skyrmion phenomena in the cold atom context. The topics are presented at a level accessible to beginning graduate students without a substantial background in field theory. The book can also be used as a text for those who wish to engage in the physics of skyrmions in magnetic systems, or as an introduction to the various theoretical methods used in studying current condensed-matter systems.

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Prof. Jung Hoon Han
Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea 440-746

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Skyrmions in Condensed Matter
Authors
Series Title
Springer Tracts in Modern Physics
Series Volume
278
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-69246-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-69246-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-69244-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-88741-8
Series ISSN
0081-3869
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 177
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 14 illustrations in colour
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