Special Issue "Advances in Magnetic Materials"
A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 January 2014)
Prof. Dr. Vincent Harris
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, 440 DA, 360 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-5000, USA
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Interests: magnetism and magnetic materials; ferrites; microwave materials and devices; magnetic nanoparticles; permanent magnet systems
Advances in materials systems often lead to technological breakthroughs in the applied sciences and engineering. Examples of such advances in magnetic materials that have spurred new technologies include the discovery and development of giant magnetoresistance (GMR), half metals, multiferroics, super magnets (Nd2Fe14B), microwave ferrites, nanogranular soft magnets, and nanoparticles, among other materials systems. Affected technologies include high-density magnetic storage, spintronics, hybrid and alternative energy, transduces and sensing, RF radar and communication platforms, power generation, conversion, and conditioning, and biomedical advances such as targeted drug delivery. In order to enable and promote such symbiotic interactions one must fully understand the property – structure – performance relationships of the targeted magnetic materials systems.
The main focus of the forthcoming special issue is to present a comprehensive overview to our readers by assembling state-of-the-art research articles and topical reviews on advanced magnetic materials with special emphasis on establishing and conveying property – structure – performance relationships.
Prof. Dr. Vincent Harris
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