Chapter 12. Magnetic Solids

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849.ch12

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2005) Magnetic Solids, in Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470020849.ch12

Author Information

  1. Emeritus Professor, University of Cardiff, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

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Keywords:

  • magnetic materials;
  • Curie temperature;
  • atomic magnetism;
  • ferromagnetism;
  • cubic spinel ferrites;
  • Pauli paramagnetism;
  • paramagnetic behaviour;
  • superparamagnetism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Magnetic materials

  • Weak magnetic materials

  • Ferromagnetic materials

  • Microstructures of ferromagnetic solids

  • Free electrons

  • Nanostructures

  • Answers to introductory questions

  • Further reading

  • Problems and exercises