Packaging Hall Effect Devices

  • Everett A. Vorthmann


In order to share in today’s tributes to Doctor Edwin Hall, I would like to tell you about some practical applications that one company has derived from his discovery. The company is my employer, MICRO SWITCH, a Honeywell division.


Hall Effect Solder Bump Hall Sensor Flip Chip Indium Antimonide 
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Selected Readings

  1. Beer, A.C., May, 1966, The Hall Effect and Related Phenomena, Solid State Electronics 9: 339.ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Everett A. Vorthmann
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  1. 1.MICRO SWITCH DivisionHoneywellFreeportUSA

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