Magnetoelectric effect in a bi-rectangular structure composed of negative/positive magnetostrictive and piezoelectric flakes


Magnetoelectric (ME) effect has been studied in bi-rectangular structure made up of epoxy-bonded negative/positive magnetostrictive and piezoelectric flakes. The ME effect is affected by negative and positive magnetostrictive flakes. The ME voltage coefficient at resonance frequency shows a nearly constant plateau behavior with the bias magnetic field increased from 1 to 3.5 kOe. There is no interface between magnetostrictive and piezoelectric flakes required to achieve ME coupling, which provides a new choice to make ME devices.

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This work is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant No. 11174148 and the Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province of China (Grant No. BK2010505) and the Funding of Jiangsu Innovation Program for Graduate Education (Grant No. CX10B_099Z). D.A. Pan would like to acknowledge support from the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grant 50802008.

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Bi, K., Wang, Yg., Pan, Da. et al. Magnetoelectric effect in a bi-rectangular structure composed of negative/positive magnetostrictive and piezoelectric flakes. Journal of Materials Research 26, 2707–2710 (2011).

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