Skip to content

Development of a method to identify in-plane anisotropy axes in soft magnetic materials using a standard vibrating sample magnetometer

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

A method of identifying in-plane anisotropy axes in soft magnetic materials has been developed using an in-field-only measurement technique. The method is based on an extended bi-axial Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM) technique that simulates the torque on a sample; giving rise to equivalent torque curves that are comparable with those determined directly using a torque magnetometer. Testing of the new methodology was carried out on magnetically soft and multi-axial nickel ferrite textured films deposited with various crystal orientations. The results compare well with the accepted bi-axial VSM technique, identifying the same in-plane anisotropy directions and relative easy and hard axes from the in-field measurement alone. This means that these characteristics could be determined using a standard VSM measuring magnetization in the field direction as long as it is fitted with a rotating sample stage.
Original languageEnglish
Article number6000604
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume51
Issue number11
Early online date5 Jun 2015
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015

Documents

  • Intermag2015_Paper(Revised Version)

    Rights statement: (c) 20xx IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.

    Accepted author manuscript (Post-print), 130 KB, Word document

    Licence: Unspecified

Related information

Relations Get citation (various referencing formats)

ID: 2431821