Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 9, Issue 10, pp 1705–1709 | Cite as

An in situ grown eutectic magnetoelectric composite material

Part I Composition and unidirectional solidification
  • J. Van Den Boomgaard
  • D. R. Terrell
  • R. A. J. Born
  • H. F. J. I. Giller


The phase diagram of the quinary system Fe-Co-Ti-Ba-O contains a region of compositions with the property that unidirectional solidification of liquids with these compositions results in an aligned two phase composite material. One of the phases is a piezomagnetic spinel and the other one a piezoelectric perovskite. The resulting composite is a magnetoelectric material, which can convert magnetic fields into electric fields and vice versa. This paper deals with the determination of the above-mentioned composition region and with the unidirectional solidification process. Some results of magnetoelectric measurements are reported.


Polymer Magnetic Field Phase Diagram Composite Material Perovskite 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Van Den Boomgaard
  • D. R. Terrell
    • 1
  • R. A. J. Born
    • 1
  • H. F. J. I. Giller
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoriesEindhovenThe Netherlands

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