Spin Dynamics: Fast Switching of Macro-spins.- Core-Shell Magnetic Nanoclusters.- Designed Magnetic Nanostructures.- Superconductivity and Magnetism in Silicon and Germanium Clathrates.- Neutron Scattering of Magnetic Materials.- Tunable Exchange Bias Effects.- Dynamics of Domain Wall Motion in Wires with Perpendicular Anisotropy.- Magnetic Nanowires for Domain Wall Logic and Ultrahigh Density Data Storage.- Bit-Patterned Magnetic Recording: Nanoscale Magnetic Islands for Data Storage.- The Magnetic Microstructure of Nanostructured Materials.- Exchange-Coupled Nanocomposite Permanent Magnets.- High-Temperature Samarium Cobalt Permanent Magnets.- Nanostructured Soft Magnetic Materials.- Magnetic Shape Memory Phenomena.- Magnetocaloric Effect and Materials.- Spintronics and Novel Magnetic Materials for Advanced Spintronics.- Growth and Properties of Epitaxial Chromium Dioxide (CrO2) Thin Films and Heterostructures.- FePt and Related Nanoparticles.- Magnetic Manipulation of Colloidal Particles.- Applications of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Biomedicine.- Nano-Magnetophotonics.- Hard Magnetic Materials for MEMS Applications.- Solid-State Magnetic Sensors for Bioapplications.
Nanoscale Magnetic Materials and Applications covers exciting new developments in the field of advanced magnetic materials. Readers will find valuable reviews of the current experimental and theoretical work on novel magnetic structures, nanocomposite magnets, spintronic materials, domain structure and domain-wall motion, in addition to nanoparticles and patterned magnetic recording media.
Cutting-edge applications in the field are described by leading experts from academic and industrial communities. These include new devices based on domain wall motion, magnetic sensors derived from both giant and tunneling magnetoresistance, thin film devices in micro-electromechanical systems, and nanoparticle applications in biomedicine.
In addition to providing an introduction to the advances in magnetic materials and applications at the nanoscale, this volume also presents emerging materials and phenomena, such as magnetocaloric and ferromagnetic shape memory materials, which motivate future development in this exciting field.
Nanoscale Magnetic Materials and Applications also features a foreword written by Peter Grünberg, recipient of the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics.
Covers latest developments in unique areas, like bottom-up approaches to fabrication nanocomposite magnets and domain-wall based recording principles and devices
Offers a broad overview of research in advanced magnetic materials and applications including theoretical studies, processing techniques and device applications
Discusses advanced materials from hard and soft magnets, composite magnets, spintronic materials, recording media and magnetocaloric materials