Lecture Announcement


Special lecture for students of MAINZ

Modulvorlesung for chemistry students
Vorlesung zu den AC- Wahlpflichtmodulen 1,2,3 und 4
AC- Wahlpflichtmodul 1 " Magnetische Werkstoffe"

Modern Magnetic Materials

Prof. Dr. Eva Rentschler, Dr. habil. Peter Adler

Date: 25. 06. 2012 – 27. 06. 2012
Time: 9:15 am – 12 pm
Location: Geb. 2.413, Staudingerweg
Room: 03-122 (MAINZ lecture room)
Change of the room will be necessary on June 27. Announcement will be during the lecture time before

Language: Depending on the language skills of the participants the
lectures will be held either in German or in English

I     Basics
    1.    Definitions
    2.    Diamagnetism
    3.    Paramagnetism – Van Vleck equation
    4.    Paramagnetism of free ions – Curie law and Brillouin function
II     Paramagnetic ions in complexes and solid state
    1.    Paramagnetism of rare earth ions
    2.    Paramagnetism of 3d transition metal ions
    3.    Spin – Orbit coupling – Zero Field Splitting
    4.    Magnetism of metal ions with A- and E- Term ground states
    5.    Magnetism of metal ions with T-Term ground state

III    Magnetic exchange interaction
    1.    Magnetism of dimers
    2.    Oligonuclear cluster compounds: trimers
    3.    Spin exchange vs. spin frustration

IV    Magnetic ordering phenomena and magnetic nanoparticles
    1.    Ferromagnetism – Molecular field theory
    2.    Hysteresis and Weiss domains
    3.    G- and A-type antiferromagnetism
    4.     Ferrimagnetism
    5.    Magnetic nanoparticles : synthesis, properties and applications
    6.    Superparamagnetism
V    Microscopic models of the exchange interaction
    1.    Magnetostructural correlations
    2.    Goodenough-Kanamori rules
    3.    Natural magnetic orbitals
VI    High-TC Molecule-based magnets
VII    Single Molecule Magnets