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 (Spring 2019). It is instructed by C. Ross.

Lecture occurs 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-159.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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