3.152 Magnetic Materials


Class Info

Topics include origin of magnetism in materials, magnetic domains and domain walls, magnetostatics, magnetic anisotropy, antiferro- and ferrimagnetism, magnetism in thin films and nanoparticles, magnetotransport phenomena, and magnetic characterization. Discusses a range of applications, including magnetic recording, spin-valves, and tunnel-junction sensors. Assignments include problem sets and a term paper on a magnetic device or technology. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has 3.024 as a prerequisite.

3.152 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by C. Ross.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-149.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, 3.152 was rated 6.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the http://www.google.com/search?&q=MIT+%2B+3.152&btnG=Google+Search&inurl=https site or on the 3.152 Stellar site.

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