One of the Top Selling Physics Books according to YBP Library ServicesMagnetic Anisotropies in Nanostructured Matter presents a compact summary of all the theoretical means to describe magnetic anisotropies and interlayer exchange coupling in nanosystems. The applications include free and capped magnetic surfaces, magnetic atoms on metallic substra

chapter 1|8 pages


chapter 2|8 pages

Preliminary considerations

chapter 3|12 pages

Symmetry considerations

chapter 5|8 pages

The coherent potential approximation

chapter 6|8 pages

Calculating magnetic anisotropy energies

chapter 8|6 pages

The Disordered Local Moment Method (DLM)

chapter 9|6 pages

Spin dynamics

chapter 10|4 pages

The multiple scattering scheme

chapter 12|22 pages

Nanostructured in one dimension: spin valves

chapter 15|6 pages

A mesoscopic excursion: domain walls

chapter 19|22 pages

Time dependence