9. Magnetic and Optical Defects

  1. Richard J. D. Tilley Emeritus Professor

Published Online: 29 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470380758.ch9

Defects in Solids

Defects in Solids

How to Cite

Tilley, R. J. D. (2008) Magnetic and Optical Defects, in Defects in Solids, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470380758.ch9

Author Information

  1. University of Cardiff, Wales, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470077948

Online ISBN: 9780470380758



  • magnetic and optical defects;
  • defect energy level and acceptor and donor dopants;
  • electrochromic films in “smart windows” application


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Magnetic Defects

  • Magnetic Defects in Semiconductors

  • Magnetic Defects in Ferrites

  • Charge and Spin States in Cobaltites and Manganites

  • Extended Magnetic Defects

  • Optical Defects

  • Pigments, Minerals and Gemstones

  • Photoluminescence

  • Solid-State Lasers

  • Color Centers

  • Electrochromic Films

  • Photoinduced Magnetism

  • Answers to Introductory Questions

  • Problems and Exercises

  • Further Reading