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Advances in Magnetic Materials

Processing, Properties, and Performance, 1st Edition

Edited by Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao

CRC Press

748 pages | 350 B/W Illus.

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Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance discusses recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization and applications in the aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors industries. With contributions by international professionals who possess broad and varied expertise, this volume encompasses both bulk materials and thin films and coatings for magnetic applications. A timely reference book that describes such things as ferromagnetism, nanomaterials, and Fe, ZnO, and Co-based materials, Advances in Magnetic Materials is an ideal text for students, researchers, and professionals working in materials science.

  • Describes recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization, and applications
  • Addresses a variety of industrial applications, such as aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors
  • Discusses bulk materials and thin films and coatings
  • Covers ferromagnetism, nanomaterials, Fe, ZnO, and Co-based materials
  • Contains the contributions of international professionals with broad and varied expertise
  • Covers a holistic range of magnetic materials in various aspects of process, properties, and performance


"This book, edited by a leading expert on materials and nanotechnology, Dr. Sam Zhang, provides a comprehensive view of the current state of the field on magnetic materials and how these materials are enabling advances in the fundamental science and innovative applications."

— Anupama B. Kaul, University of Texas, El Paso, USA

"Although this book includes lots of specialized forefront research areas, it starts with very general and basic chapter. Therefore, this book can nicely bridge basic knowledge and practical applications. This feature is highly beneficial to wide range of readers including graduate students and active researchers."

— Katsuhiko Ariga, ?WPI-MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, Ibaraki, Japan

"This book would interest readers who want to learn about the technical details of nanostructured magnetic materials and their unique properties. It is filled with experimental data on magnetic properties, SEM and TEM images of structures, processing methods, and applications. The huge number of references will also assist the reader to explore topics of interest in greater depth."

IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, January-February 2018

Table of Contents

Magnetic Behaviour of Nanomaterials

Alokesh Pramanik

Elemental Ferromagnetic Nanomaterials: Their Preparation, Properties and Applications

Suneel Kumar Srivastava

Magnetic Materials for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Elizaveta Motovilova ; Huang Shaoying

Plasma Nanotechnology for Nanophase Magnetic Material Synthesis

Rajdeep Singh Rawat

Compositional Optimization and New Processes for Nanocrystalline NdFeB-Based Permanent Magnets

Liu Zhongwu

Layered Two Phase Magnetoelectric Materials

Du Zhaofu

Rapidly Solidified Rare-Earth Permanent Magnets

Shampa Aich

Magnetic Materials Prepared Using Polyacrylamide Gel Route

Richard Y.Q. Fu; X.T. Zu

Ferromagnetism in Zinc Oxide: Intrinsic, Extrinsic, Origin and Correlation with Electronic

Santanu Ghosh

Perpendicular Magnetic Anisotropy in Magnetic Thin Films

Prasanta Chowdhury

Catalytic Application of Magnetic Nanocomposites

Zhu Yinghuai

Zinc Oxide-Based Diluted Magnetic Semiconductor Thin Films and Nanostructures Possessing Room Temperature Ferromagnetism

Liu Erjia

Magnetic Domain Walls for Memory and Logic Applications

Lew Wen Siang

About the Editors


Sam Zhang

Singapore , Singapore , Singapore

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Professor Sam Zhang Shanyong, better known as Sam Zhang, received his Ph.D in Ceramics in 1991 from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, and is a tenured full professor (since 2006) at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. Prof. Zhang was the founding Editor-in-Chief for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters (2008–2015) and Principal Editor for Journal of Materials Research (USA) responsible for thin films and coating field (since 2003). Prof. Zhang has been in processing and characterization of nanocomposite thin films and coatings for more than 25 years and has authored/co-authored more than some 300 peer reviewed international journal papers, 12 books, and 23 book chapters and guest edited 13 journal volumes special issues. From Scopus webpage as at 29 Jun 2016: his Total Articles in Publication List: 298 Articles Sum of the Times Cited: 6586, h-index: 45.

Professor Dongliang Zhao has been the Vice President at Central Iron and Steel Research Institute (CISRI, Beijing, China) since 2012. CISRI plays a leading role in China’s R&D in superalloys. Professor Zhao’s research interests include computational material science, magnetic materials, energy materials, and superalloys. He has been the leading principal investigator of or participated in more than 20 Chinese national research projects. Professor Zhao has published 50 journal papers and was granted six patents. In 2003, Professor Zhao was conferred the title of "Beijing Outstanding Young Engineer" by Beijing City Government. In 2006, he was recognized by the State Department as one of the National Star Researchers and in 2008, he was conferred the title of "National Defense Science and Technology Innovation leader."

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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

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SCIENCE / Solid State Physics