Introduction and Overview. Magnetostatics. Classical and Quantum Phenomenology of Magnetism. Quantum Mechanics, Magnetism, and Exchange in Atoms and Oxides. Quantum Mechanics, Magnetism, and Bonding in Metals. Magnetic Anisotropy. Magnetoelastic Effects. Magnetic Domain Walls and Domains. Magnetization Process. Soft Magnetic Materials. Amorphous Materials: Magnetism and Disorder. Magnetism in Small Structures: Exchange Coupling and Nanocrystals. Hard Magnetic Materials. Magnetic Annealing and Directional Order. Electronic Transport in Magnetic Materials. Surface and Thin-Film Magnetism. Magnetic Recording. Appendices. Index.
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