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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 2 — Jan. 16, 2012
  • pp: 1754–1759

Faraday Effect sensor redressed by Nd2Fe14B biasing magnetic film

Xinbing Jiao, Truong Giang Nguyen, Bo Qian, Chunping Jiang, and Lixin Ma  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 1754-1759 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.001754


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Abstract

A Faraday Effect sensor with Nd2Fe14B biasing magnetic film was described. Ta/Nd2Fe14B/Ta films were grown by magnetron sputtering method. The magnetic domain in the sensor with the Nd2Fe14B biasing magnetic film can persist its distribution. The average linearity error of Faraday Effect sensor with biasing magnetic film decreased from 1.42% to 0.125% compared with non-biasing magnetic film, and the measurement range increased from 820 Oe to 900 Oe.

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OCIS Codes
(230.2240) Optical devices : Faraday effect
(310.1860) Thin films : Deposition and fabrication
(310.6860) Thin films : Thin films, optical properties

ToC Category:
Sensors

History
Original Manuscript: December 1, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 5, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 5, 2012
Published: January 11, 2012

Citation
Xinbing Jiao, Truong Giang Nguyen, Bo Qian, Chunping Jiang, and Lixin Ma, "Faraday Effect sensor redressed by Nd2Fe14B biasing magnetic film," Opt. Express 20, 1754-1759 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-2-1754


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