Solid State Physics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123970282, 9780123972972

Solid State Physics, Volume 63

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Robert Stamps Robert Camley
eBook ISBN: 9780123972972
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123970282
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th December 2012
Page Count: 328
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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter One. Progress in Liquid and Glass Physics by Brillouin Scattering Spectroscopy
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Background
    • 3 Experimental
    • 4 Liquids and Glass Transition
    • 5 Glasses
    • 6 Future Developments
    • References
  • Chapter Two. Application of Microfocused Brillouin Light Scattering to the Study of Spin Waves in Low-Dimensional Magnetic Systems
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Principles of BLS
    • 3 Microfocused BLS
    • 4 Thermal Spin Waves in a Single Nanostructure Studied by Microfocused BLS
    • 5 Spin Waves Excited by Microwave Currents
    • 6 Spin Waves Excited by Spin-Transfer Torque in Nanocontacts
    • References
  • Chapter Three. Metamaterial Properties of One-Dimensional and Two-Dimensional Magnonic Crystals
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 HDMM
    • 3 Application of HDMM to Magnonic Crystals
    • References
  • Chapter Four. Spin-Torque Oscillators
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Self-Sustained Oscillations and Spin Torques
    • 3 Linear and Nonlinear Spin-Wave Modes
    • 4 Role of Thermal Noise
    • 5 Vortex Oscillations
    • 6 Other Nonlinear Phenomena
    • 7 Final Remarks
    • References
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index


Solid state physics is the branch of physics primarily devoted to the study of matter in its solid phase, especially at the atomic level. This prestigious serial presents timely and state-of-the-art reviews pertaining to all aspects of solid state physics.

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  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


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About the Serial Editors

Robert Stamps Serial Editor

Dr. Robert Stamps works at the School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Glasgow.

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Physics & Astronomy, University of Glasgow, UK

Robert Camley Serial Editor

Dr. Robert Camley works at the Department of Physics & Energy Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physics & Energy Science, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, CO, USA