Self-Compensating Excitation of Fluxgate Sensors for Space Magnetometers

Publication: Research - peer-reviewArticle in proceedings – Annual report year: 2008



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The paper presents design and implementation of the new self-compensating excitation circuitry to the new generation of high-precise space vector magnetometers. The application starts with complex study including design of new robust model of the non-linear inductor leading to investigation of the most crucial points, continuous by design of the self-compensating excitation unit and concludes with unit complex testing and application to the magnetometer. The application of the self-compensation of the excitation decreases temperature drift of the magnetometer offset caused by the temperature drift of the sensor (dominant source of the offset drift) by factor of 7.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings, 2008. IMTC 2008.
Publication date2008
ISBN (print)978-1-4244-1540-3
StatePublished - 2008


ConferenceIEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference Proceedings, 2008.
CityVictoria, BC
Period01/01/2008 → …

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