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Read-out electronics for DC squid magnetic measurements

United States Patent

July 16, 2002
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Read-out electronics for DC SQUID sensor systems, the read-out electronics incorporating low Johnson noise radio-frequency flux-locked loop circuitry and digital signal processing algorithms in order to improve upon the prior art by a factor of at least ten, thereby alleviating problems caused by magnetic interference when operating DC SQUID sensor systems in magnetically unshielded environments.
Ganther, Jr.; Kenneth R. (Olathe, KS), Snapp; Lowell D. (Independence, MO)
Honeywell International Inc. (Morris County, NJ)
09/ 596,190
June 16, 2000
FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT The U.S. government has a paid-up license in this invention and the right in limited circumstances to require the patent owner to license others on reasonable terms as provided for by the terms of contract No. DE-AC04-76-DP00613 awarded by the United States Department of Energy.