Exotic Kondo Effects in Metals: Magnetic Ions in a Crystalline Electric Field and Tunelling Centres

1st Edition

D L Cox, A Zawadowski

CRC Press
Published March 18, 1999
Reference - 360 Pages
ISBN 9780748408894 - CAT# TF2247

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Summary

This provides a major review of the two-level system Kondo model, as applied to metallic glasses, nanoscale devices and some doped semiconductors; and the quadripolar and magnetic two-channel Kondo models developed for rare-earth and actinide ions with crystal splitting metals. These contrast with the simple single-channel model, and allow the study of non-Fermi liquid physics. This book forms a valuable and unique source of information for statistical and condensed matter physicists and graduate students.
Key Features:
* An invaluable and unique source of information on this highly popular area of condensed matter physics
* Based upon a special edition of the Advances in Physics journal
* Magnetic impurities in metals present a major challenge to condensed matter physicists, for which a strong starting point has long been the early insights of Kondo into the resistance medium

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