Description

Spintronics is a newly developing area in the field of magnetism, in which the interplay of magnetism and transport phenomena is studied experimentally and theoretically. This book introduces the recent progresses in the research relating to spintronics.

Key Features

* Presents in-depth analysis of this fascinating and technologically important new branch of nanoscience * Edited text with contributions from acknowledged leaders in the field * This handbook and guide will appeal to students and researchers in the fields of electronic devices and materials

Readership

This book is suitable for graduate students and researchers in universities and industries to understand the concepts of spintronics.

Table of Contents

1. Overview (T. Shinjo)
2. GMR, TMR and BMR (J. Inoue)
3. Spin-Injection Phenomena and Applications (Y. Suzuki, A. Tulapurkar, and C. Chappert)
4. Dynamics of Magnetic Domain Walls in Nanomagnetic Systems (T. Ono, and T. Shinjo)
5.Theoretical Aspects of Current-Driven Magnetization Dynamics (H. Kohno and G. Tatara)
6. Micromagnetics of Domain-Wall Dynamics in Nanostrips (A. Thiaville and Y. Nakatani)
7. III-V-Based Ferromagnetic Semiconductors (F. Matsukara, and K. Ohno)

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Electronic ISBN:
9780080932163
Print ISBN:
9780444531148

About the editors

Teruya Shinjo

Teruya SHINJO is a professor emeritus of Kyoto University, having been engaged in the study of magnetic materials for about 40 years. He is well known from his research on Mossbauer spectroscopy, magnetic thin films and multilayers, and more recently spin-dependent transport phenomena in nanostructured magnetic systems.

Teruya Shinjo

Teruya SHINJO is a professor emeritus of Kyoto University, having been engaged in the study of magnetic materials for about 40 years. He is well known from his research on Mossbauer spectroscopy, magnetic thin films and multilayers, and more recently spin-dependent transport phenomena in nanostructured magnetic systems.