Solid State Magnetism

Schedule for oral exams (updated 8.2.2022): HERE


  • To get insight into fundamentals of magnetism in solids.
  • To learn about principles of advanced experimental methods and their interpretation.
  • To understand the basic concepts to treat magnetic many particle systems and its implications.
  • To apply this knowledge to understand and to assess modern research trends in condensed matter physics.
  • To understand relevant applications of magnetic materials


Lecturer: Prof. Rüdiger Klingeler

Location: Kirchhoff-Institute for Physics INF 227 / Seminarraum 1.403/4

Time: Thu 11:15 - 12:45 h

SWS: 3; Credit Points: 4

Tutorials: Bi-weekly on Wednesday, 14:00 - 15:30 h, INF 227 / SR 3.402

Tutor: Dr. Changhyun Koo

Link to online registration: Here



  • Magnetism and electronic properties of atoms and ions
  • Electronic properties of solids, crystal field theory
  • Magnetism in metals, micro- and nanomagnetism
  • Magnetism in insulators, magnetic interactions
  • Collective phenomena: spin ordering and phase transitions
  • Magnetoresistive Effects: Spintronics
  • Quantum Magnetism