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Physics of Transition Metal Oxides / Edition 1
     

Physics of Transition Metal Oxides / Edition 1

by Sadamichi Maekawa, Takami Tohyama, Stewart Edward Barnes, Sumio Ishihara, Wataru Koshibae
 

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ISBN-10: 3642059635

ISBN-13: 9783642059636

Pub. Date: 12/07/2010

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Transition metal oxides have a long and distinguished history. They are familiar today as magnets, prized as materials for electronics, and aroused new interest with the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity. The aim of this book is to describe the basic physics underlying the fascinating properties of these materials. At the same time recent progress in

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Transition metal oxides have a long and distinguished history. They are familiar today as magnets, prized as materials for electronics, and aroused new interest with the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity. The aim of this book is to describe the basic physics underlying the fascinating properties of these materials. At the same time recent progress in the field is reviewed, hence making this book valuable reading for both students and researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642059636
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences , #144
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.- 2. Cuprates.- 3. Theory of Superconductivity.- 4. Manganites.- 5. Titanates and Vanadates.- 6. Cobaltates.- 7. Quantum Effects in Orbitally Degenerate Systems.- Appendices.- D.1 Seebeck Effect.- D.2 Peltier Effect.- D.3 Thomson Effect.- D.4 The First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics and Thermoelectric Response in Solids: Thomson’s Considerations.- D.5 The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Thermoelectric Response in Solids.- References for Appendices.

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