Spin Fluctuation Theory of Itinerant Electron Magnetism

  • Yoshinori Takahashi

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 253)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
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  4. Yoshinori Takahashi
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 179-181

About this book


This volume shows how collective magnetic excitations determine most of  the magnetic properties of itinerant electron magnets. Previous theories were mainly restricted to the Curie-Weiss law temperature dependence of magnetic susceptibilities. Based on the spin amplitude conservation idea including the zero-point fluctuation amplitude, this book shows that the entire temperature and magnetic field dependence of magnetization curves, even in the ground state, is determined by the effect of spin fluctuations. It also shows that the theoretical consequences are largely in agreement with many experimental observations. The readers will therefore gain a new comprehensive perspective of their unified understanding of itinerant electron magnetism.


Collective magnetic excitations Curie-Weiss law temperature dependence Itinerant electron magnetism Itinerant electron magnets properities Magnetism and fluctuations Magnetism in transition metals and compounds Spin fluctuations

Authors and affiliations

  • Yoshinori Takahashi
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Material ScienceUniversity of HyogoHyogoJapan

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