Multilayer composites of piezoelectric and magnetostrictive materials can be designed to exhibit the magnetoelectric (ME) effect. This ME effect can be realised as an electric polarisation induced by a magnetic field (called MEH effect) or a magnetization by an electric field (called MEE effect). Theoretical modelling of the MEE effect for 2-2 connectivity composites has been developed for three different boundary conditions for perfect coupling at the interface. The calculated MEE coefficients using material properties of piezoelectric lead zirconate titanate (PZT) and magnetostrictive Terfenol-D are a few orders of magnitude larger than those of single phase ME materials and the calculated values are compared with experimental results in the literature. Keywords: magnetoelectric, multiferroic, piezoelectric, magnetostrictive, piezomagnetic, laminated composites, modelling
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