eBook Fundamentals of Magnetism, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124058590
  • ISBN-13: 9780124058590
  • DDC: 538
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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The Fundamentals of Magnetism is a truly unique reference text, that explores the study of magnetism and magnetic behavior with a depth that no other book can provide. It covers the most detailed descriptions of the fundamentals of magnetism providing an emphasis on statistical mechanics which is absolutely critical for understanding magnetic behavior. The books covers the classical areas of basic magnetism, including Landau Theory and magnetic interactions, but features a more concise and easy-to-read style. Perfect for upper-level graduate students and industry researchers, The Fundamentals of Magnetism provides a solid background of fundamentals with clear and in-depth explanations, in comparison to a brief overview before moving into more advanced topics. Many applications directly for the purpose of a deep understanding of magnetism and other non-cooperative phenomena help readers make the transition from theory to application and experimentation effortless. This book is the true ‘study’ of the fundamentals of magnetism, enabling readers to move into far more advance aspects of magnetism more easily.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
1: Background.
2: Introduction.
3: Hamiltonian of an Electron under an Electromagnetic Field.
4: Angular Momenta.
5: Thermodynamics.
6: Statistical Mechanics.
7: Fermions Gas.
8: Noncooperative Magnetism.
9: Diamagnetism.
10: Paramagnetism.
11: Cooperative Magnetism.
12: Magnetic Interactions.
13: Long-Range Ordering.
14: Landau Theory.
15: Molecular Magnetism.
16: Appendices.
Appendix A: Useful Mathematical Functions.
Appendix B: Exercises.
Appendix C: Solution of Exercises.