Preface.Acknowledgements. List of Contributors. A.Spintronics. Spin-Polarized Current and Spin-Transfer Torque in Magnetic Multilayers; J. Slonczewski.- Spin-Transfer-Driven Magnetization Dynamics; G. Bertotti.- Micromagnetic Modeling of Magnetization Dynamics Driven by Spin -Polarized Current: Basics of Numerical Modeling, Analysis of Confined Systems; G. Finocchio et al.- Micromagnetic Modeling of Magnetizazion Dynamics Driven by Spin -Polarized Current: Analysis of non-Confined Systems; G. Consolo et al.- Micromagnetic Modeling of Magnetization Dynamics Driven by Spin -Polarized Current: Stability Diagrams and Role of the non-Standard Effective Field Contributions; M.Carpentieri et al.-Geometrically Confined Domain Walls. Geometrically Confined Domain Walls; M. Kläui.-B. Magnetic MEMS. Magnetic Microsystems : Mag-MEMS; O.Cugat et al.- MEMS Inductors: Technology and Applications; Martin A.M. Gijs.- Magnetic Particle Handling in Lab-on-a-Chip Microsystems; Martin A.M. Gijs.- High Performance p-Magnets For Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (Mems); O. Gutfleisch and N.M. Dempsey.- Magnetic Imaging Films; R. Grechishkin et al.- Energy Exchanges of Magnets with the Environment; G. Asti.- C. Magnetic Recording. Magnetic Data Storage: Past, Present and Future; T. Thomson et al.- D. Fundamentals of Nanostructured materials. Quantum Effects in Interacting Electron Systems:The Role of Spin in the Interaction and Entanglement in Mesoscopic Systems; S. Savasta.- Magnetism in Low-Dimensional Structures; P.Gambardella.- Subject Index
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