Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 90, Issue 5–6, pp 405–413 | Cite as

Magnetization reversal in ferromagnets

  • Herbert Simanjuntak
Article

Abstract

Quantum and classical reversal of magnetization in ferromagnets are considered. Expressions for the tunnelling and thermal activation rates of the magnetization reversal with the effect of magnetoelastic dissipation to the lowest order are presented with the prefactors included. The results are given for low temperatures, near the cross-over temperature and for high temperatures, so that an experimental check would be possible to perform. The results are within the transition state theory.

Keywords

Transition State Magnetic Material Lower Order State Theory Activation Rate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert Simanjuntak
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  1. 1.Jurusan Fisika, FMIPAUniversitas IndonesiaDepokIndonesia
  2. 2.Pascasarjana Fisika dan Materials ScienceUniversitas IndonesiaJakartaIndonesia

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