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

Solid State Physics, Volume 63

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Robert Stamps Robert Camley
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123970282
eBook ISBN: 9780123972972
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

Description

  • 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

Key Features

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

Readership

Solid state physicists


Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780123972972
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123970282

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