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Title: Effect of inclusion deformation on the magnetoelectric effect of particulate magnetostrictive/piezoelectric composites
Authors: Wong, Chung-kwan
Shin, Franklin G.
Subjects: Composite materials
Inclusions
Magnetoelectric effects
Magnetostriction
Piezoelectricity
Issue Date: 15-Sep-2007
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Source: Journal of applied physics, 15 Sept. 2007, v. 102, no. 6, 063908, p. 1-8.
Abstract: We have investigated the magnetoelectric (ME) properties of particulate composites with magnetostrictive inclusions dispersed in a piezoelectric matrix. A simple model is proposed which includes a rarely discussed contribution from the shape deformation of the inclusion particles due to the magnetostrictive stresses generated under the action of an external magnetic field. The relative significance of this contribution is mainly determined by the ratio of the transverse and longitudinal magnetostrictive responses of the inclusion as well as the flexibility of the piezoelectric matrix phase. This model gives further insight on material selections for designing particulate ME composites.
Rights: © 2007 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in C. K. Wong & F. G. Shin, J. Appl. Phys. 102, 063908 (2007) and may be found at http://link.aip.org/link/?jap/102/063908.
Type: Journal/Magazine Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/4035
DOI: 10.1063/1.2781513
ISSN: 0021-8979 (print)
1089-7550 (online)
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