Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 193, Issue 1–2, pp 39–47 | Cite as

de Haas–van Alphen Effect and Oscillation of the Metal Magnetization

  • Yu. A. Berezhnoy
  • V. A. Zolotarev


In the focus of our research is the existing theory of the de Haas–van Alphen effect. We show that the Lifshitz–Kosevich formula represents, up to a factor, the amplitude of Fraunhofer diffraction by a circular aperture with radius dependent on the extremal value of the cross-sectional area of Fermi surface.


de Haas–van Alphen effect Metal magnetization Conduction electrons Quantum diffraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Karazin Kharkov National UniversityKharkivUkraine
  2. 2.B. Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and EnginearingKharkivUkraine

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