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Advances in Condensed Matter Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 161387, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/161387
Research Article

Spin-Wave Band Structure in 2D Magnonic Crystals with Elliptically Shaped Scattering Centres

Nanomaterials Physics Division, Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, 61-614 Poznań, Poland

Received 2 February 2012; Accepted 2 March 2012

Academic Editor: Roberto Zivieri

Copyright © 2012 Sławomir Mamica et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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