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This is the 2018-19 list of reading suggestions for the Option 12 course run by Michael Carpenter.

Books (for dipping into)


Review articles and web sites

  • Carpenter (2015) Static and dynamic strain coupling behaviour of ferroic and multiferroic perovskites from resonant ultrasound spectroscopy. J Phys: Condensed Matter 27, 263201. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/27/26/263201
  • Ferromagnetic materials:
  • Moskowitz, Hitchhiker’s guide to magnetism:
  • Harrison (2000) Magnetic transitions in minerals, Reviews in Mineralogy 39, 175-202. DOI: 10.2138/rmg.2000.07
  • Harrison and Putnis (1999) The magnetic properties and crystal chemistry of oxide spinel solid solutions, Surveys in Geophysics 19, 461-520.


Some papers

  • Darby (1967) Tables of the Brillouin function and of the related function for the spontaneous magnetization. Brit. J. Appl. Phys. 18, 1415-1417. DOI: 10.1088/0508-3443/18/10/307
  • Thomson et al (2014) CoF2: a model system for magnetoelastic coupling and elastic softening mechanisms associated with paramagnetic ↔ antiferromagnetic phase transitions. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 26, 146001. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/26/14/146001
  • Zhang et al (2012) Elastic and anelastic anomalies associated with the antiferromagnetic ordering transition in wüstite, FexO. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 24, 215404. DOI: 10.2138/am.2012.4098
  • Carpenter et al (2012) A linear-quadratic order parameter coupling model for magnetoelastic phase transitions in Fe1-xO and MnO. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 24, 156002. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/24/15/156002
  • Orovova et al (2013) Elastic and anelastic relaxations accompanying magnetic ordering and spin-flop transitions in hematite, Fe2O3. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 25, 116006. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/25/11/116006
  • Kasama et al (2010) Direct observation of ferromagnetic/ferroelastic domain interactions in magnetite below the Verwey transition. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 297, 10-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2010.05.004
  • Zhang et al (2011) Strain coupling mechanisms and elastic relaxation associated with spin state transitions in LaCoO3. J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 23, 145401. DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/23/14/145401