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Author Preusser, J. ♦ Knappe, S. ♦ Kitching, J. ♦ Gerginov, V.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2009
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Magnetometers ♦ Magnetic sensors ♦ Magnetic heads ♦ Atomic measurements ♦ Magnetic field measurement ♦ Optical fiber sensors ♦ Sensor systems ♦ Optical coupling ♦ Temperature sensors ♦ Optoelectronic and photonic sensors
Abstract We present initial measurements of an atomic magnetometer in which the microfabricated sensor head is coupled to the control system by optical fibers. Because there are no electrical connections, the sensor head is largely non-magnetic, and degradation of the magnetometer performance due to internal magnetic fields is avoided. The sensor head is fabricated by use of methods derived from micro-electromechanical (MEMS) systems and integrated with off-the-shelf micro-optical components. Light is coupled through fibers to and from the sensor head for interrogation of the atoms as well as temperature stabilization of the vapor cell.
Description Author affiliation: Time and Frequency Division, NIST, Boulder, CO, USA (Preusser, J.; Knappe, S.; Kitching, J.) || PTB, Braunschweig, Germany (Gerginov, V.)
ISBN 9781424435111
ISSN 10756787
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2009-04-20
Publisher Place France
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 2.10 MB
Page Count 3
Starting Page 1180
Ending Page 1182


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library