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Bulletin of Materials Science

, Volume 24, Issue 4, pp 385–388 | Cite as

A sensitive magnetic field sensor using BPSCCO thick film

  • S. Vijay Srinivas
  • Abhijit Ray
  • T. K. Dey
Article

Abstract

A highly sensitive magnetic sensor operating at liquid nitrogen temperature and based on BPSCCO screen-printed thick film, is reported. The sensor resistance for an applied magnetic field of 100 ×10−4 T (100 gauss) exhibits an increase by 360% of its value in zero field at 77.4 K. The performance of the sensor in presence of magnetic field, the hysteretic features and the effect of thermal cycling, has been discussed.

Keywords

High temperature superconductors thick film magnetic sensor 

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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Vijay Srinivas
    • 1
  • Abhijit Ray
    • 1
  • T. K. Dey
    • 1
  1. 1.Cryogenic Engineering CentreIndian Institute of TechnologyKharagpurIndia

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