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By John Clarke (auth.), Harold Weinstock (eds.)

This e-book, in essence the complaints of a NATO complicated learn Institute with an analogous identify, is designed to supply in-depth insurance of many, yet now not all, of the key present purposes of superconductivity, and of many who nonetheless are being built. it is going to be of worth to scientists and engineers who've pursuits within the study and creation facets of the expertise, in addition to within the functions themselves. The ftrst 3 chapters (by Clarke, Vrba and Wikswo) are dedicated to an figuring out of the rules, fabrication and makes use of of SQUID magnetometers and gradiometers, with the best emphasis on biomagnetism and nondestructive overview (NDE). For the main half, conventional low-temperature superconductor (LTS) SQUIDs are used, yet fairly for NDE, high-temperature superconductor (HTS) SQUIDs are proving helpful and sometimes less demanding. The succeeding 3 chapters (by Przybysz, Likharev and Chaloupka) conceal broader features of superconducting electronics. The ftrst of those deal essentially with electronic L TS circuits, whereas the 3rd discusses in nice aspect passive part purposes utilizing HTS fabrics. at the moment, HTS ftlters are present process severe J3-site trying out at cell phone base stations. whereas it truly is transparent that HTS ftlters outperform traditional ftlters in decreasing sign loss and making an allowance for extra channels in a given bandwidth, it's not but sure that the cell phone sees adequate financial beneftts to make a ftrm determination to take advantage of HTS ftlters universally in its platforms. If this software is usually tailored, the marketplace for those ftlters may be relatively large.

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Middle magnetometer is used to cancel the ambient noise at the outer magnetometers, the output of which are subtracted to obtain a gradient. Electronic subtraction enables one to choose an arbitrary baseline and to adjust the balance externally. Experience with low-T c devices, however, shows that it is notoriously difficult to operate such systems in the harsh environment of a laboratory or a hospital and achieve an adequate signal-to-noise for clinical applications. Low-T c systems intended for unshielded operation invariably have a gradiometric flux transformer to bear the brunt of the large level of background noise; even then, adequate signal-to-noise in unfavorable situations may not be possible [34] .

After all, the vast majority of potential users wish simply to buy a ready-to-use system. I continue to believe in the use of a flip-chip technology to keep manufacturing costs low. The separation of the 49 fabrication process for the SQUID, which is small in size but requires high-quality junctions, from that for the flux transformer, which is generally much larger in size, has much to commend it. One can then select the best SQUIDs from a collection made on a chip. The cost of flux transformers -- single-layer or multilayer -- could be reduced substantially if they were to be made on a wafer scale.

A smoothed 2D image is shown in Fig. 25(b); evidently, the 129Xe froze to one side of the sample tube. The estimated resolution is about 950 Jlm. This image, obtained at 11 kHz, is the lowest frequency magnetic resonance image ever recorded. This imaging technique should be extendible to room temperature samples, since the laser-induced polarization is independent of temperature. A version of the high-Tc SQUID microscope described in Sec. 2 could be used to detect the NMR signal. The combination of the 39 t--4 1 mm (a) (b) Figure 25.

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