J. Phys. IV France
Volume 08, Numéro PR2, June 1998
Soft Magnetic Materials 13
Page(s) Pr2-83 - Pr2-86
Soft Magnetic Materials 13

J. Phys. IV France 08 (1998) Pr2-83-Pr2-86

DOI: 10.1051/jp4:1998219

Improvement in high frequency magnetic properties of amorphous cores by thin surface oxide layers on ribbons

H. Fukunaga1, K. Ooae1, M. Nakano1, H. Kakehashi2, H. Ogasawara2 and Y. Ohta2

1  Faculty of Engineering, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki 852, Japan
2  Matsushita Electric Works Ltd., Kadoma, Osaka 571, Japan

A thin oxide layer with the effective thickness of about 150 nm was prepared on a surface of a thin Cobased amorphous ribbon by acid-treatmenl followed by annealing, and magnetic properties of cores made of it were studied. The oxide layers increased electric resistance between the ribbons and improved high frequency magnetic properties of the cores. For a core made of a 6.8-µm-thick ribbon, the acid-treatment increased the real part of the complex permeability, µ', by 60% and decreased tanδ/μ (δ : the loss angle) by 48% at 10MHz. The magnetic loss at a large excitation level was also reduced by the treatment. The obtained improvement was more remarkable than that obtained previously for the cores made of the ribbon with silicone interlayer insulation.

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