Fundamentals of Magnetism

The Fundamentals of Magnetism is a truly unique reference text, that explores the study of magnetism and magnetic behavior with a depth that no other book can provide. It covers the most detailed descriptions of the fundamentals of magnetism providing an emphasis on statistical mechanics which is absolutely critical for understanding magnetic behavior. The books covers the classical areas of basic magnetism, including Landau Theory and magnetic interactions, but features a more concise and easy-to-read style.

Perfect for upper-level graduate students and industry researchers, The Fundamentals of Magnetism provides a solid background of fundamentals with clear and in-depth explanations, in comparison to a brief overview before moving into more advanced topics. Many applications directly for the purpose of a deep understanding of magnetism and other non-cooperative phenomena help readers make the transition from theory to application and experimentation effortless. This book is the true ‘study’ of the fundamentals of magnetism, enabling readers to move into far more advance aspects of magnetism more easily.

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Upper level undergraduate graduate students and researchers in magnetism e.g., physical scientists, materials scientists, chemists, and engineers


Book information

  • Published: May 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-405545-2


"Reis presents the basics of magnetism to undergraduate and graduate students, especially those who are entering the field, but also those in neighboring fields such as chemistry and engineering."--Reference & Research Book News, October 2013

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

2 Hamiltonian of an electron under an electromagneticfield

3 Angular moments

4 Thermodynamics

5 Statistical mechanics

6 Fermions gas

7 Diamagnetism

8 Paramagnetism

9 Ferromagnetism

9 Complements

10 Magnetic Interactions

11. Collective Magnetism

12 Molecular Magnetism


A Mathematical descriptions of useful functions and exercises