Initial Results from SQUID Sensor: Analysis and Modeling for the ELF/VLF Atmospheric Noise
AbstractIn this paper, the amplitude probability density (APD) of the wideband extremely low frequency (ELF) and very low frequency (VLF) atmospheric noise is studied. The electromagnetic signals from the atmosphere, referred to herein as atmospheric noise, was recorded by a mobile low-temperature superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) receiver under magnetically unshielded conditions. In order to eliminate the adverse effect brought by the geomagnetic activities and powerline, the measured field data was preprocessed to suppress the baseline wandering and harmonics by symmetric wavelet transform and least square methods firstly. Then statistical analysis was performed for the atmospheric noise on different time and frequency scales. Finally, the wideband ELF/VLF atmospheric noise was analyzed and modeled separately. Experimental results show that, Gaussian model is appropriate to depict preprocessed ELF atmospheric noise by a hole puncher operator. While for VLF atmospheric noise, symmetric α-stable (SαS) distribution is more accurate to fit the heavy-tail of the envelope probability density function (pdf). View Full-Text
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Hao, H.; Wang, H.; Chen, L.; Wu, J.; Qiu, L.; Rong, L. Initial Results from SQUID Sensor: Analysis and Modeling for the ELF/VLF Atmospheric Noise. Sensors 2017, 17, 371.
Hao H, Wang H, Chen L, Wu J, Qiu L, Rong L. Initial Results from SQUID Sensor: Analysis and Modeling for the ELF/VLF Atmospheric Noise. Sensors. 2017; 17(2):371.Chicago/Turabian Style
Hao, Huan; Wang, Huali; Chen, Liang; Wu, Jun; Qiu, Longqing; Rong, Liangliang. 2017. "Initial Results from SQUID Sensor: Analysis and Modeling for the ELF/VLF Atmospheric Noise." Sensors 17, no. 2: 371.
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