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Magnetic Properties of Nanostructures

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Course Unit Code9360-0170/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated3 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
PIS50prof. Ing. Jaromír Pištora, CSc.
POS40doc. Dr. Mgr. Kamil Postava
Summary
The course includes physical principles of applied magnetism thin films and nanostructures. Attention is devoted to understanding of phenomena, investigation methods and applications. It includes magnetic forces, magnetic moment, magnetic materials, magnetic anisotropy, modeling of magnetization reversal, dynamic behavior of magnetic and micromagnetic structures, magnetic domains, magnetic characterization techniques.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Understand principles of applied magnetism of nanostructures and composite materials
Analyze magnetic phenomena, methods of magnetic measurement and modern magnetic applications
Course Contents
Content focus:
- Magnetic properties of solids - atomic origin of magnetism, temperature dependence
magnetic properties of materials, magnetically soft materials based on iron,
amorphous alloys, hard magnetic materials, ferrites, magnetic oxides,
magnetic semiconductors.
- Magnetism of nanostructures - magnetic anisotropy, exchange interaction,
energy magnetic dipole anisotropy, magneto-crystalline
and magnetoelastic anisotropy, Stoner-Wohlfarthův model for magnetic
particles, hysteresis loop, domain structure and magnetic domain
in nanosystems, exchange energy, periodic exchange coupling,
superparamagnetism, micromagnetic modeling, dynamics of magnetization reversal, the Landau-Lifshitz-Gilbert equation.
- Experimental methods for studying of magnetic nanostructures - generation of magnetic field, magnetic spectroscopies, vector magnetometry, magnetic microscopy
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
BLUNDELL, S., Magnetism in Condensed Matter, Oxford University Press, 2001.
O 'HANDLEY, R. C., Modern Magnetic Materials : Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons., 2000.
CULLITY, B. D.: Introduction to Magnetic Materials, Addison-Wesley, 1972, (2nd ed. Wiley, 2005).
HUMMEL, R. E.: Electronic properties of materials, 3rd ed., Springer, 2000.
SPALDIN, N. A.: Magnetic Materials, Fundamentals and Device Applications, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
BLUNDELL, S., Magnetism in Condensed Matter, Oxford University Press, 2001.
O 'HANDLEY, R. C., Modern Magnetic Materials : Principles and Applications, John Wiley & Sons., 2000.
CULLITY, B. D.: Introduction to Magnetic Materials, Addison-Wesley, 1972, (2nd ed. Wiley, 2005).
HUMMEL, R. E.: Electronic properties of materials, 3rd ed., Springer, 2000.
Recommended Reading:
NALWA, H. S., Ed., Magnetic nanostructures, Amer Scientific Pub., California, USA, 2002.
COEY, J. M. D, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Cambridge University Press 2009.
BLAND, J. A. C., HEINRICH, B., Eds.: Ultrathin Magnetic Structures I, II, III, IV Springer, Berlin, 1994.
HUBERT, A., SCHAFER, R.: Magnetic domains, Springer, Berlin, 1998.
JILES, D.: Introduction to magnetism and magnetic materials, CRC Press, 1998.
NALWA, H. S., Ed., Magnetic nanostructures, Amer Scientific Pub., California, USA, 2002.
COEY, J. M. D, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Cambridge University Press 2009.
BLAND, J. A. C., HEINRICH, B., Eds.: Ultrathin Magnetic Structures I, II, III, IV Springer, Berlin, 1994.
HUBERT, A., SCHAFER, R.: Magnetic domains, Springer, Berlin, 1998.
JILES, D.: Introduction to magnetism and magnetic materials, CRC Press, 1998.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined