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Title: Electronics; Electromagnetics; Chip-scale Manetometer
Description: Photo of the NIST chip-scale magnetometer. The sensor is about as tall as a grain of rice. The widest block near the top of the device is an enclosed, transparent cell that holds a vapor of rubidium atoms.

*PHY, magnetic sensing, metal detection, MEMS, microelectromechanical systems, geophysical mapping, magnetometer

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Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Electronics--Electromagnetics
Homeland Security--Chem, Bio, Other Threats
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Credit Line as it should
appear in print:
Photo by Peter Schwindt/NIST
AV Number: 04PHY022
Date Created: December 2004
Date Entered: 1/7/2005

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