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Magnetic Properties and Applications of Engineered Nanomaterials

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Author(s)

Cindi L. Dennis

Abstract

This chapter will review the fundamentals of nanomagnetism, including its origins, the different types, and their response at the nanoscale, followed by applications of nanomagnetics. Unfortunately, due to space constraints, this chapter cannot be exhaustive. For a good general introduction to magnetism, please see reference [1]. (For a thorough review of the theory and applications of magnetism, please see references [2] and [3]. For a review of magnetic instrumentation, please see reference [4]). Instead, a subset of the basics of nanomagnetism has been selected that are most important and/or frequenly misunderstood for magnetic nanomaterials. A selection of applications ranging across different areas from biomedicine to computing, with some being developmental, and others commercially available, will be discussed, demonstrating the versatility of nanomagnets.
Citation
Metrology

Keywords

nanomagnetism

Citation

Dennis, C. (2017), Magnetic Properties and Applications of Engineered Nanomaterials, Metrology (Accessed May 26, 2024)

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Created January 20, 2017, Updated March 22, 2017