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Small Fluxgate Magnetometers: Development and Future Trends in Spain
ISOM - ETSI Telecomunicación, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), Ciudad Universitaria s/n, 28040 Madrid, Spain
School of Physics & Astronomy, E. C. Stoner Laboratory, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial (INTA), Ctra. Torrejón-Ajalvir km 4.2, 28850 Madrid, Spain
Departamento Física de Materiales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid 28040, Spain
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Received: 22 December 2009; in revised form: 22 January 2010 / Accepted: 5 February 2010 / Published: 9 March 2010
Abstract: In this paper, we give an overview of the research on fluxgate magnetometers carried out in Spain. In particular we focus in the development of the planar-type instruments. We summarize the fabrication processes and signal processing developments as well as their use in complex systems and space.
Keywords: magnetometry; fluxgate; planar fluxgate; signal processing; double in-phase demodulation; automatic identification; automatic guidance; RFID; space applications
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Ciudad, D.; Díaz-Michelena, M.; Pérez, L.; Aroca, C. Small Fluxgate Magnetometers: Development and Future Trends in Spain. Sensors 2010, 10, 1859-1870.
Ciudad D, Díaz-Michelena M, Pérez L, Aroca C. Small Fluxgate Magnetometers: Development and Future Trends in Spain. Sensors. 2010; 10(3):1859-1870.
Ciudad, David; Díaz-Michelena, Marina; Pérez, Lucas; Aroca, Claudio. 2010. "Small Fluxgate Magnetometers: Development and Future Trends in Spain." Sensors 10, no. 3: 1859-1870.