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The formulation and processing of a thick-film magnetostrictive material

The formulation and processing of a thick-film magnetostrictive material
The formulation and processing of a thick-film magnetostrictive material
In this paper the fabrication process for a screen-printable magnetostrictive thick-film material based upon the giant magnetostrictive material, Terfenol-D, is reported. Factors affecting the magnetostriction of the printed thick-film have been identified, and suitable parameters selected to yield a functional thick-film. The evaluation process used to compare the magnetostrictive thick-films is also detailed and a magnetostriction of 4.4ppm for an excitation field of 11.5 kA/m is recorded. This value is compared to other composite materials, and potential routes for improvement of the magnetostrictive thick-film material identified.
0957-0233
59-64
Grabham, NJ
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Beeby, SP
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White, NM
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Beeby, SP
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White, NM
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Grabham, NJ, Beeby, SP and White, NM (2002) The formulation and processing of a thick-film magnetostrictive material Measurement Science and Technology, 13, (1), pp. 59-64.

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In this paper the fabrication process for a screen-printable magnetostrictive thick-film material based upon the giant magnetostrictive material, Terfenol-D, is reported. Factors affecting the magnetostriction of the printed thick-film have been identified, and suitable parameters selected to yield a functional thick-film. The evaluation process used to compare the magnetostrictive thick-films is also detailed and a magnetostriction of 4.4ppm for an excitation field of 11.5 kA/m is recorded. This value is compared to other composite materials, and potential routes for improvement of the magnetostrictive thick-film material identified.

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Published date: January 2002
Organisations: EEE

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Local EPrints ID: 256403
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/256403
ISSN: 0957-0233
PURE UUID: 40acdbc1-f20c-4f8f-8332-95dc1929798d
ORCID for NJ Grabham: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-6385-0331
ORCID for SP Beeby: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0800-1759
ORCID for NM White: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-1532-6452

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Date deposited: 22 Mar 2002
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:46

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Author: NJ Grabham ORCID iD
Author: SP Beeby ORCID iD
Author: NM White ORCID iD

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