AP 270: Magnetism and Long Range Order in Solids




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Cooperative effects in solids. Topics include the origin of magnetism in solids, crystal electric field effects and anisotropy, exchange, phase transitions and long-range order, ferromagnetism, antiferromagnetism, metamagnetism, density waves and superconductivity. Emphasis on archetypal materials.
Prerequisite: PHYSICS 172 or MATSCI 209 or equivalent introductory condensed matter physics course.

Units: 3
Grading Basis: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Class times: NOT OFFERED IN 2012



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Fisher Research Group
Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials
Dept. of Applied Physics
Stanford University
CA 94305-4045
Last Updated: June 22nd 2012