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A CMOS Analog Front-End Circuit for Micro-Fluxgate Sensors

Abstract Fluxgate sensors are magnetic field sensors that can measure DC and low frequency AC magnetic fields. They can measure much lower magnetic fields than other magnetic sensors like Hall effect sensors, magnetoresistive sensors etc. They also have high linearity, high sensitivity and low noise. The major application of fluxgate sensors is in magnetometers for the measurement of earth's magnetic field. Magnetometers are used in navigation systems and electronic compasses. Fluxgate sensors can also be used to measure high DC currents. Integrated micro-fluxgate sensors have been developed in recent years. These sensors have much lower power consumption and area compared to their PCB counterparts. The output voltage of micro-fluxgate sensors i... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Pappu, Karthik (Author) / Bakkaloglu, Bertan (Advisor) / Christen, Jennifer Blain (Committee member) / Yu, Hongbin (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Electrical engineering
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 59 pages
Language English
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Note M.S. Electrical Engineering 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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