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SS18 - Magnetism


This lecture series discusses

  • Origin of magnetism
  • Basic magnetic properties
  • Magnetism of free atoms
  • Magnetic ions in the crystal lattice
  • Itinerant magnetism
  • Magnetic order
  • Magnetic excitations
  • Quantum magnetism and frustration


  • S.Blundell "Magnetism in condensed matter" (Oxford University Press)
  • Ch. Kittel "Introduction to solid stae physics" (Wiley and sons)
  • Ch. Kittel "Thermal Physics" (Wiley and sons)
  • Ashcroft and Mermin "Solid state Physics" (Saunders)

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