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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Claudia Felser, Hans-Joachim Elmers, Gerhard H. Fecher
    Pages 113-152
  3. Willem Van Roy, Marek Wójcik
    Pages 153-185
  4. Andreas Hütten, Sven Kämmerer, Jan Schmalhorst, Günter Reiss
    Pages 241-265
  5. Hiro Akinaga, Masaki Mizuguchi, Kazutaka Nagao, Yoshio Miura, Masafumi Shirai
    Pages 293-311
  6. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

Half-metals are particular ferromagnetic materials which can be considered as hybrids between metals and semiconductors. A particular feature of these materials is that electrons at the Fermi level show complete spin polarization making them prime targets for research into suitable divices for spin electronics. This book is both an introduction and state-of-art survey of the latest advances in the understanding and applications of Heusler alloys and related compounds.

Keywords

Heusler Alloy ferromagnets half-metals magnetic material magnetism materials metal spin electronics

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b137760
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-27719-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31517-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0075-8450
  • Series Online ISSN 1616-6361
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