Readings


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Required Texts

The class is based on these required texts:

Amazon logo Singleton, John. Band Theory and Electronic Properties of Solids. New York, NY: Oxford University Press USA, 2001. ISBN: 9780198506447.

Amazon logo Fox, Mark. Optical Properties of Solids. New York, NY: Oxford University Press USA, 2002. ISBN: 9780198506126.
(Errata can be found here.)

Kittel, Charles. "Physical Theory of Ferromagnetic Domains." Reviews of Modern Physics 21 (October 1949): 541-583.

Recommended Texts

In addition, the following texts may be useful.

Amazon logo Blundell, Stephen. Magnetism in Condensed Matter. New York, NY: Oxford University Press USA, 2001. ISBN: 9780198505914.

Amazon logo Ashcroft, Neil W., and N. David Mermin. Solid State Physics. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1976. ISBN: 9780030839931.

Amazon logo Kittel, Charles. Introduction to Solid State Physics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004. ISBN: 9780471415268.

Amazon logo Bransden, B. H., and C. J. Joachain. Quantum Mechanics. 2nd ed. San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings, 2000. ISBN: 9780582356917.

Amazon logo ———. Physics of Atoms and Molecules. 2nd ed. San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings, 2003. ISBN: 9780582356924.

Amazon logo Jiles, David. Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. New York, NY: Chapman and Hall, 1998. ISBN: 9780412798603.

Amazon logo Cullity, B. D., and C. D. Graham. Introduction to Magnetic Materials. New York, NY: Wiley-IEEE Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780471477419.

Amazon logo Morrish, Allan H. The Physical Principles of Magnetism. New York, NY: Wiley-IEEE Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780780360297.

Amazon logo Spaldin, Nicola A. Magnetic Materials: Fundamentals and Device Applications. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2003. ISBN: 9780521016582.

Amazon logo O'Handley, Robert C. Modern Magnetic Materials: Principles and Applications. New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1999. ISBN: 9780471155669.