Magnetic Domain

  • Hanmin Jin
  • Terunobu Miyazaki
Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 158)


Weiss (1907) proposed the hypothesis of magnetic domain, Bitter (1931) first observed the domain patterns, and Landau and Lifshitz (1935) founded the theory of the domain. The theory assumes that a magnetic body constitutes of magnetic domains and magnetic walls. In each domain it is spontaneously magnetized to saturation, and inhomogeneous magnetization is restricted only in the domain walls. This chapter contains the sections of Magnetostatic energies of strip and chessboard domain structures; Magnetic domain wall; and Magnetic domain structure.


Domain Wall Easy Axis Magnetic Charge Magnetic Force Microscopy Strip Domain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsJilin UniversityChangchunPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Advanced Inst. Materials ResearchTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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