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TitleLocal probing of magnetoelectric properties of PVDF/Fe3O4 electrospun nanofibers by piezoresponse force microscope
Author(s)Zheng, Tian
Yue, Zillian
Wallace, Gordon G.
Du, Yi
Martins, Pedro Libânio Abreu
Lanceros-Méndez, S.
Higgins, M. J.
KeywordsMagnetoelectric composites
PVDF
Magnetic nanoparticles
Piezoresponse force microscopy
Issue dateJan-2017
PublisherIOP Publishing
JournalNanotechnology
Abstract(s)The coupling of magnetic and electric properties in magnetoelectric polymer-based composites offers new opportunities to develop contactless electrodes, effectively without electrical connections, for less-invasive integration into devices such as energy harvesters, sensors, wearable and implantable electrodes. Understanding the macroscale-to-nanoscale conversion of the properties is important, as nanostructured and nanoscale magnetoelectric structures are increasingly fabricated. However, whilst the magnetoelectric effect at the macroscale is well established both theoretically and experimentally, it remains unclear how this effect translates to the nanoscale, or vice versa. Here, PVDF/Fe3O4 polymer-based composite nanofibers are fabricated using electrospinning to investigate their piezoelectric and magnetoelectric properties at the single nanofiber level.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/48507
DOI10.1088/1361-6528/aa5217
ISSN0957-4484
e-ISSN1361-6528
Publisher versionhttp://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1361-6528/aa5217/meta
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (UMinho)
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