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Title: Enhanced magnetoelectric coupling in a composite multiferroic system via interposing a thin film polymer

Abstract

Enhancing the magnetoelectric coupling in a strain-mediated multiferroic composite structure plays a vital role in controlling magnetism by electric fields. An enhancement of magnetoelastic coupling between ferroelectric single crystal (011)-cut [Pb(Mg 1/3Nb 2/3)O 3] (1-x)-[PbTiO 3] x(PMN-PT, x≈ 0.30) and ferromagnetic polycrystalline Ni thin film through an interposed benzocyclobutene polymer thin film is reported. A nearly twofold increase in sensitivity of remanent magnetization in the Ni thin film to an applied electric field is observed. This observation suggests a viable method of improving the magnetoelectric response in these composite multiferroic systems.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [1]; ORCiD logo [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [4]
  1. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  2. Univ. of California, Berkeley, CA (United States)
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  4. Univ. of California, Los Angeles, CA (United States); California NanoSystems Inst., Los Angeles, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1506306
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
AIP Advances
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 5; Journal ID: ISSN 2158-3226
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Xiao, Zhuyun, Mohanchandra, Kotekar P., Lo Conte, Roberto, Ty Karaba, C., Schneider, J. D., Chavez, Andres, Tiwari, Sidhant, Sohn, Hyunmin, Nowakowski, Mark E., Scholl, Andreas, Tolbert, Sarah H., Bokor, Jeffrey, Carman, Gregory P., and Candler, Rob N. Enhanced magnetoelectric coupling in a composite multiferroic system via interposing a thin film polymer. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5007655.
Xiao, Zhuyun, Mohanchandra, Kotekar P., Lo Conte, Roberto, Ty Karaba, C., Schneider, J. D., Chavez, Andres, Tiwari, Sidhant, Sohn, Hyunmin, Nowakowski, Mark E., Scholl, Andreas, Tolbert, Sarah H., Bokor, Jeffrey, Carman, Gregory P., & Candler, Rob N. Enhanced magnetoelectric coupling in a composite multiferroic system via interposing a thin film polymer. United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5007655
Xiao, Zhuyun, Mohanchandra, Kotekar P., Lo Conte, Roberto, Ty Karaba, C., Schneider, J. D., Chavez, Andres, Tiwari, Sidhant, Sohn, Hyunmin, Nowakowski, Mark E., Scholl, Andreas, Tolbert, Sarah H., Bokor, Jeffrey, Carman, Gregory P., and Candler, Rob N. Tue . "Enhanced magnetoelectric coupling in a composite multiferroic system via interposing a thin film polymer". United States. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5007655. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1506306.
@article{osti_1506306,
title = {Enhanced magnetoelectric coupling in a composite multiferroic system via interposing a thin film polymer},
author = {Xiao, Zhuyun and Mohanchandra, Kotekar P. and Lo Conte, Roberto and Ty Karaba, C. and Schneider, J. D. and Chavez, Andres and Tiwari, Sidhant and Sohn, Hyunmin and Nowakowski, Mark E. and Scholl, Andreas and Tolbert, Sarah H. and Bokor, Jeffrey and Carman, Gregory P. and Candler, Rob N.},
abstractNote = {Enhancing the magnetoelectric coupling in a strain-mediated multiferroic composite structure plays a vital role in controlling magnetism by electric fields. An enhancement of magnetoelastic coupling between ferroelectric single crystal (011)-cut [Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3](1-x)-[PbTiO3]x(PMN-PT, x≈ 0.30) and ferromagnetic polycrystalline Ni thin film through an interposed benzocyclobutene polymer thin film is reported. A nearly twofold increase in sensitivity of remanent magnetization in the Ni thin film to an applied electric field is observed. This observation suggests a viable method of improving the magnetoelectric response in these composite multiferroic systems.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5007655},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/1506306}, journal = {AIP Advances},
issn = {2158-3226},
number = 5,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
}

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FIG. 1 FIG. 1: Schematics of fabricated Ni layer on (011)-oriented PMN-PT heterostructures (a) without polymer and (b) with polymer. Dashed lines outline the piezoresponse of the substrate when an electric-field is applied to the parallel plate elect rode structure.

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