Volume 678 2005

Local-Moment Ferromagnets

Unique Properties for Modern Applications

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ISBN: 978-3-540-27286-1 (Print) 978-3-540-31516-2 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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    Pages 1-7

    Introduction

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    Pages 9-29

    Critical Behaviour of Heisenberg Ferromagnets with Dipolar Interactions and Uniaxial Anisotropy

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    Pages 31-45

    Aspects of the FM Kondo Model: From Unbiased MC Simulations to Back-of-an-Envelope Explanations

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    Pages 47-69

    Carrier Induced Ferromagnetism in Concentrated and Diluted Local-Moment Systems

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    Pages 71-86

    An Origin of CMR: Competing Phases and Disorder-Induced Insulator-to-Metal Transition in Manganites

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    Pages 87-96

    A Neutron Scattering Investigation of MnAs

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    Pages 97-109

    Epitaxial MnAs Films Studied by Ferromagnetic and Spin Wave Resonance

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    Pages 111-130

    First-Principles Study of the Magnetism of Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors

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    Pages 131-145

    Exchange Interactions and Magnetic Percolation in Diluted Magnetic Semiconductors

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    Pages 147-161

    The Role of Interstitial Mn in GaAs-Based Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors

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    Pages 167-184

    Magnetic Interactions in Granular Paramagnetic-Ferromagnetic GaAs:Mn/MnAs Hybrids

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    Pages 185-198

    Dilute Ferromagnetic Oxides

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    Pages 199-216

    Half-Metals: Challenges in Spintronics and Routes Toward Solutions

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    Pages 217-243

    Nonquasiparticle States in Half-Metallic Ferromagnets

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    Pages 245-259

    Theoretical Stoichiometry and Surface States of a Semi-Heusler Alloy

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    Pages 261-273

    Magnetization, Spin Polarization, and Electronic Structure of NiMnSb Surfaces

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    Pages 275-287

    Spin Injection Experiments from Half-Metallic Ferromagnets into Semiconductors: The Case of NiMnSb and (Ga,Mn)As

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    Pages 289-308

    Growth and Room Temperature Spin Polarization of Half-metallic Epitaxial CrO2 and Fe3O4 Thin Films

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    Pages 309-329

    On the Importance of Defects in Magnetic Tunnel Junctions