Linear and Nonlinear Spin Waves in Magnetic Films and Superlattices

Linear and Nonlinear Spin Waves in Magnetic Films and Superlattices

By: Michael G. Cottam (editor)Hardback

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In the past few years, there has been a rapidly growing interest in the properties of spin waves (or magnons) in ordered magnetic materials. These are the low-lying excitations that characterize the dynamical behavior of the magnetization variables in ferromagnets, ferrimagnets and antiferromagnets, particularly at low temperatures. Many of the recent developments concerning spin waves have been directed towards understanding their behavior in limited magnetic samples. At the same time, there have been dramatic advances in the experimental techniques, both for preparing high-quality magnetic samples in the form of thin films and superlattices and for the study of the spin-wave excitations themselves. Magnetic thin films have long been of technological as well as scientific interest and an understanding of both the linear and nonlinear aspects of their magnetic behavior is important.

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Fundamentals of linear and nonlinear spin-wave processes in bulk and finite magnetic samples, M.G. Cattam and A. Slavin; dipole-exchange spin-wave spectrum of multilayers, J. Barnas; surface linear-response functions for spin waves, R.E. Camley; parametric instabilities and chaotic behaviour of standing spin wave modes in films, P. Wigen; nonlinear dynamics of propagating spin waves in films and multilayers, A. Slavin et al.

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  • publication date: 28/07/1992
  • ISBN13: 9789810210069
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 476
  • ID: 9789810210069
  • ISBN10: 981021006X

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