Density functional theory of the electronic and magnetic properties of interfaces and multilayers

A. J. Freeman, O. N. Mryasov, D. S. Wang, Ruqian Wu

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Some recent developments of first-principles local density electronic structure theory to the determination of the properties of interfaces and multilayers are described. These include (i) both bilinear and biquadratic exchange coupling and (ii) spin-orbit coupling induced phenomena such as magneto-crystalline anisotropy, orbital magnetic moments and magnetic circular dichroism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)225-232
Number of pages8
JournalMaterials Science and Engineering B
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1995



  • Biquadratic exchange
  • Density functional theory
  • Exchange interactions
  • Multilayers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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