The Kerr magneto-optic effect (1876-1976)

  • Parker M
  • 5

    Readers

    Mendeley users who have this article in their library.
  • 7

    Citations

    Citations of this article.

Abstract

A discussion is given of the historical background of the Kerr magneto-optic effect as well as of details of the original experiments leading to its discovery. Kerr's scientific achievements are described in the context of research endeavour of the nineteenth century. A review is also given of modern applications of the effect in pure and applied magnetism. © 1977.

Get free article suggestions today

Mendeley saves you time finding and organizing research

Sign up here
Already have an account ?Sign in

Find this document

Authors

  • M. R. Parker

Cite this document

Choose a citation style from the tabs below

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free