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Skyrmions : Topological Structures, Properties, and Applications (Hardcover)
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The skyrmion, a recently discovered type of domain structure, has interesting topological structure and properties which promise to have a major impact in physics and materials science, thereby leading to development of exciting new electronic and magnetic devices. This book showcases the state of the art in this rapidly growing area, highlighting its importance for the fundamental understanding of magnetism and transport as well as technological applications. The contents begin with a comprehensive look at topological structures and magnetic and transport properties. From there, the chapters turn to experimental studies, including materials and observations, and emerging applications.