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Magnetic Anisotropy of 3d-Transition Metal Clusters, Chains, and Thin Films

  • J. Dorantes-Dávila
  • G. M. Pastor

Abstract

Recent theoretical results on the magneto-anisotropic properties of low-dimensional transition-metal systems are reviewed. The magnetic anisotropy energy and related electronic properties of finite clusters, one-dimensional chains and ultra, thin films are discussed in the framework of a self-consistent tight-binding approach.

Keywords

Magnetic Anisotropy Magnetization Direction Transversal Structure Exchange Splitting Local Spin Density Approximation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Dorantes-Dávila
    • 1
  • G. M. Pastor
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto de FísicaUniversidad Autónoma de San Luis PotosíSan Luis Potosí, S. L. P.Mexico
  2. 2.Laboratoire de Physique QuantiqueUniversité Paul SabatierToulouse CedexFrance

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