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Author Mattis, Daniel Charles, 1932-

Title The theory of magnetism made simple : an introduction to physical concepts and to some useful mathematical methods / Daniel C. Mattis.

Published Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  538 MATT {Bund89 20200519}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 565 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. History of magnetism -- Ch. 2. Currents or spins? -- Ch. 3. Quantum theory of angular momentum -- Ch. 4. Magnetism and the many-body problem -- Ch. 5. From magnons to solitons : spin dynamics -- Ch. 6. Magnetism in metals -- Ch. 7. Statistical thermodynamics -- Ch. 8. The Ising model -- Ch. 9. Miscellaneous advanced topics.
Summary "This new version updates much of the material in earlier editions, including the first chapter, on the history of the field. Important modifications reflect major discoveries of the past decades. A historical perspective is maintained throughout. The reader is drawn into the process of discovery: starting with a phenomenon, finding plausible explanations and competing theories - and finally, the solution."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Magnetism.
Mathematical physics.
Standard Number 2016678
ISBN 9812385797
9812386718 (paperback)