Nanomagnetism and Spintronics

Edited by

  • Teruya Shinjo, Emeritus Professor, Kyoto University, International Institute for Advanced Studies,Japan and Specially-appointed Professor,Osaka University, Japan

The concise and accessible chapters of Nanomagnetism and Spintronics, Second Edition, cover the most recent research in areas of spin-current generation, spin-calorimetric effect, voltage effects on magnetic properties, spin-injection phenomena, giant magnetoresistance (GMR), and tunnel magnetoresistance (TMR).

Spintronics is a cutting-edge area in the field of magnetism that studies the interplay of magnetism and transport phenomena, demonstrating how electrons not only have charge but also spin. This second edition provides the background to understand this novel physical phenomenon and focuses on the most recent developments and research relating to spintronics.

This exciting new edition is an essential resource for graduate students, researchers, and professionals in industry who want to understand the concepts of spintronics, and keep up with recent research, all in one volume.

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Audience

Researchers and students working on the concepts of spintronics

 

Book information

  • Published: October 2013
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-63279-1


Table of Contents

1.Introduction
2.GMR, TMR and BMR
3.Spin-injection and Voltage effects in magnetic nano-pilars and its applications
4.Dynamics of Magnetic Domain Walls in Nanomagnetic Systems
5.Theoretical Aspects of Current-Driven Magnetization Dynamics
6.Micromagnetics of Domain Wall Dynamics Insoft Nanostrips
7.III-V-Based Ferromagnetic Semiconductors