Enhanced magnetoelectric effect in Terfenol-D and flextensional cymbal laminates

S. S. Guo, S. G. Lu, Z. Xu, X. Z. Zhao, Siu Wing Or

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A magnetoelectric (ME) laminate configuration was fabricated using a flextensional cymbal located between two magnetostrictive Terfenol-D (Tb1-x Dyx Fe2) plates. The laminate, operating in transverse magnetized/transverse polarized mode, has a ME voltage coefficient of 56.8 mVOe under a magnetic bias field of 1 kOe, which is larger than that of conventional Terfenol-D/PZT/ Terfenol-D configuration. It is believed that the enhancement of ME effect is due to the coupling between the magnetostriction of Terfenol-D and the high piezoelectric response of cymbal.
Original languageEnglish
Article number182906
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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