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Magnetic Systems

Daniel L. Stein and Charles M. Newman

in Spin Glasses and Complexity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147338
eISBN:
9781400845637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147338.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The chapter explains that up to this point the discussion has centered on some basic concepts of condensed matter physics as viewed through the illustrative lenses of familiar systems: liquids, ... More


MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF METALS

R. E. Peierls

in Quantum Theory of Solids

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198507819
eISBN:
9780191709913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198507819.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter analyses the effect of magnetic fields on metals in thermal equilibrium. Topics covered include paramagnetism, diamagnetism of free electrons, effect of a periodic field, and Hall effect ... More


Rods, bubbles, and magnets

Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell

in Concepts in Thermal Physics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199562091
eISBN:
9780191718236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.003.0017
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter shows how thermodynamics can be applied to other types of system. It considers three examples in detail: the elastic rod, the surface tension in a liquid, and the assembly of magnetic ... More


Elastic bands, rods, bubbles, magnets

Andrew M. Steane

in Thermodynamics: A complete undergraduate course

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788560
eISBN:
9780191830426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788560.003.0014
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The functions and methods developed in Chapter 13 are applied to a variety of physical systems. An elastic rod, surface tension, and paramagnetism are considered in turn. The latter is discussed at ... More


Elementary Theories of Magnetism: Magnetic Ions

J. B. Ketterson

in The Physics of Solids

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198742906
eISBN:
9780191821523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742906.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses the magnetic properties of matter. All materials are either diamagnetic or paramagnetic; hence diamagnetic materials tend to exclude flux while paramagnetic materials tend to ... More


Faraday Rotation

Robert N. Compton and Michael A. Duncan

in Laser Experiments for Chemistry and Physics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198742975
eISBN:
9780191816932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742975.003.0021
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The first observation of the relation between light and magnetism was by Michael Faraday and is known as the Faraday Effect. Faraday noted that linearly polarized light passing through a transparent ... More


Magnetic fabrics in granites

Anne Nédélec and Jean-Luc Bouchez

in Granites: Petrology, Structure, Geological Setting, and Metallogeny

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198705611
eISBN:
9780191774515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198705611.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

Magnetic fabrics have become inescapable for the structural study of granitic rocks. Magnetic behaviours of minerals within granitic rocks are examined. They lead to a sorting into paramagnetic (low ... More


Magnetism in Metals and Alloys

Kannan M. Krishnan

in Fundamentals and Applications of Magnetic Materials

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199570447
eISBN:
9780191813504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570447.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Delocalized conduction electrons described by the free electron model can explain the magnetic properties of metals. The spin-split density of states function describes the distribution of available ... More


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