Description

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.

Key Features

Key features:

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

Readership

Solid state physicists

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

Details

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