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; parasitic ferromagnetism; induced moment ferromagnetism
2.4 Magnetoelastic effects & orbital order
2.5 Frustration

3. Magnetism in metals
3.1 Itinerant electrons: spin effects
3.2 Itinerant electrons: orbital effects
3.3 Magnetotransport effects
3.4 Spin and charge density waves

4. Magnetism & superconductivity
4.1 Antiferromagnetism & superconductivity
4.2 Ferromagnetism & superconductivity
4.3 Pairing via spin fluctuations


Fisher Research Group
Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials
Dept. of Applied Physics
Stanford University
CA 94305-4045
Last Updated: 28th March 2015