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Chin. Phys. B, 2020, Vol. 29(6): 067504    DOI: 10.1088/1674-1056/ab8375

Influence of the anisotropy on the magneto-acoustic response of magnetic surface acoustic wave resonators

Yawei Lu(鲁亚巍), Wenbin Hu(胡文彬), Wan Liu(刘婉), Feiming Bai(白飞明)
State Key Laboratory of Electronic Thin Film and Integrated Devices, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu 610054, China
Abstract  One-port magnetic surface acoustic wave (MSAW) resonators are fabricated by stacking multilayered (FeCoSiB/SiO2)n films directly on top of interdigital electrodes. It is shown that the magneto-acoustic response of the MSAW resonators critically depends the hysteresis of ΔE effect. For the magnetic multilayer without induced magnetic anisotropy, the resonance frequency (fR) exhibits a butterfly-like dependence on the external field, therefore, enabling bipolar detection of magnetic field smaller than its coercive field. However, for the magnetic multilayers with induced magnetic anisotropy, butterfly-like or loop-like fR-H curves are measured along the interdigtial electrode fingers or the SAW propagation direction, which can be attributed to the competition between the magnetic field-induced anisotropy and the stress-induced or shape anisotropy.
Keywords:  surface acoustic wave      magnetic field sensor      magnetoelastic property  
Received:  04 February 2020      Revised:  24 March 2020      Accepted manuscript online: 
PACS:  75.70.Cn (Magnetic properties of interfaces (multilayers, superlattices, heterostructures))  
  68.65.-k (Low-dimensional, mesoscopic, nanoscale and other related systems: structure and nonelectronic properties)  
  07.07.Df (Sensors (chemical, optical, electrical, movement, gas, etc.); remote sensing)  
  77.65.Dq (Acoustoelectric effects and surface acoustic waves (SAW) in piezoelectrics)  
Fund: Project supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 61871081) and the National Key Scientific Instrument and Equipment Development Project of China (Grant No. 51827802).
Corresponding Authors:  Feiming Bai     E-mail:

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Yawei Lu(鲁亚巍), Wenbin Hu(胡文彬), Wan Liu(刘婉), Feiming Bai(白飞明) Influence of the anisotropy on the magneto-acoustic response of magnetic surface acoustic wave resonators 2020 Chin. Phys. B 29 067504

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