MATSCI 347 - Magnetic materials in nanotechnology, sensing, and energy

Description
This course will teach the fundamentals of magnetism, magnetic mateirals, and magnetic nanostructures and their myriad of applications in nanotechnology, sensing, energy and related areas. The scope of the course include: atomic origins of magnetic moments, magnetic exchange and ferromagnetism, types of magnetic order, magnetic anisotropy, domains, domain walls, hysteresis loops, hard and soft magnetic materials, demagnetization factors, magnetic nanoparticles and nanostructures, spintronics, and multiferroics. The key applications include electromagnet and permanent magnet, magnetic inductors, magnetic sensors, magnetic memory, hard disk drives, energy generation and harvesting, biomagnetism, etc. Prerequisites: College level electricity and magnetism course or equivalent.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2018
Offered
TuTh
Avg. Class Size
30
Avg. Sections
1