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Books and Papers

  1. Magnetic Materials : Fundamentals and Device Applications by N.A. Spaldin, Cambridge University Press (2003)
    A good overall explanation of ferromagnetism which also covers other types of magnetism and some applications.
  2. The Feynman Lectures on Physics by R.P. Feynman, R.B. Leighton and M. Sands, Addison-Wesley Publishing Company (1970)
    Provides a complete explanation of magnetism including the mathematics and qualitative explanations.
  3. P.A.M. Dirac, The quantum theory of the electron, Proc. R. Soc. London A 117 610-612 (1928)
  4. P.A.M. Dirac, The quantum theory of the electron Part II, Proc. R. Soc. London A 118 351-361 (1928)

These are the original papers by Dirac in which the spin of the electron was derived.

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