1. Introduction; 2. Magnetostatics; 3. Magnetism of electrons; 4. Magnetism of localized electrons on the atom; 5. Ferromagnetism and exchange; 6. Antiferromagnetism and other magnetic order; 7. Micromagnetism, domains and hysteresis; 8. Nanoscale magnetism; 9. Magnetic resonance; 10. Experimental methods; 11. Magnetic materials; 12. Applications of soft magnets; 13. Applications of hard magnets; 14. Spin electronics and magnetic recording; 15. Special topics; Appendixes; Index.
An essential textbook for graduate courses on magnetism and an important source of practical reference data.
J. M. D. Coey leads the Magnetism and Spin Electronics group at Trinity College, Dublin, where he is Erasmus Smith's Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy. An authority on magnetism and its applications, he has been awarded the Gold Medal of the Royal Irish Academy and the Charles Chree Medal of the Institute of Physics for his work on magnetic materials.