Most recent volume

Volume . Nonlinear Magnetization Dynamics in Nanosystems

Published: 12th December 2008 Authors: Isaak Mayergoyz Giorgio Bertotti Claudio Serpico

As data transfer rates increase within the magnetic recording industry, improvements in device performance and reliability crucially depend on the thorough understanding of nonlinear magnetization dynamics at a sub-nanoscale level.

This book offers a modern, stimulating approach to the subject of nonlinear magnetization dynamics by discussing important aspects such as the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert (LLG) equation, analytical solutions, and the connection between the general topological and structural aspects of dynamics.

An advanced reference for the study and understanding of nonlinear magnetization dynamics, it addresses situations such as the understanding of spin dynamics in short time scales and device performance and reliability in magnetic recording. Topics covered include nonlinear magnetization dynamics and the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation, nonlinear dynamical systems, spin waves, ferromagnetic resonance and pulsed magnetization switching.

The book explains how to derive exact analytical solutions for the complete nonlinear problem and emphasises the connection between the general topological and structural aspects of nonlinear magnetization dynamics and the discretization schemes better suited to its numerical study. It is an exceptional research tool providing an advanced understanding of the study of magnetization dynamics in situations of fundamental and technological interest.

Additional volumes

Spin-stand Microscopy of Hard Disk Data

Published: 20th December 2006 Authors: Isaak Mayergoyz Chun Tse

Fast Multipole Methods for the Helmholtz Equation in Three Dimensions

Published: 27th January 2005 Authors: Nail Gumerov Ramani Duraiswami

Characterization and Measurement of Magnetic Materials

Published: 7th December 2004 Series Editor: Isaak Mayergoyz Author: Fausto Fiorillo