AP270: Magnetism and Long Range Order in Solids



Syllabus

1. Origin of magnetism in solids
1.1 Isolated magnetic moments
1.2 Crystal field effects and single-ion anisotropy
1.3 Interactions and exchange

2. Long range magnetic order
2.1 Ferromagnetism
2.2 Antiferromagnetism (inc. metamagnetism)
2.3 Ferrimagnetism
2.4 Quadrupolar / orbital ordering
2.5 Frustration
2.6 Low dimensional magnets

3. Magnetism in metals
3.1 Itinerant ferromagnetism
3.2 Magnetoresistance
3.3 Spin and charge density waves

4. Magnetism & superconductivity


Fisher Research Group
Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials
Dept. of Applied Physics
Stanford University
CA 94305-4045
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