U of U Physicist Compares New Magnetic Sensor to Drop of Paint

Photo by Chrisoph Boehme

(KCPW News) A new magnetic field sensor developed by physicists at the University of Utah’s Materials Research Science and Engineering Center doesn’t take up much space. In fact, the scientists who developed it say it basically amounts to a drop of orange paint. Associate physics professor Chrisoph Boehme conducted the research with other faculty members, researchers and students. KCPW’s Jeff Robinson asked him what exactly the sensor is.

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You can learn more about the new sensor in a new article published in the journal Nature Communications.

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