Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Micro-magnetic field sensors and actuators

MICRO-602

Lecturer(s) :

Boero Giovanni

Language:

English

Frequency

Every 2 years

Remarque

Next time in Spring 2018 

Summary

The course provides the basis to understand the physics, the key performance, and the research and industrial applications of magnetic sensors and actuators. Together with a detailed introduction to magnetism, several magnetic sensors and actuators are studied.

Content

1. Basics of magnetostatics

 

Maxwell laws. Magnetostatic. Magnetic dipoles and currents. Equations in matter. Calculations methods for magnetostatics. Magnetic field concentration. Magnetic screening. Eddy currents. Skin and proximity effect. Phenomenological description of matter. Diamagnetism. Paramagnetism. Ferromagnetism. Material conductivity under electric and magnetic fields.

 

2. Sensors & Actuators (principles and selected topics)

 

Basic principles, design and characteristics of following selected sensors and actuators:

 

Keywords

Magnetostatics, Hall effect devices, magnetic resonance, magnetometry, magnetic sensors

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Basic knowledge in physics and mathematics

In the programs

Reference week

 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German