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Very Low 1/f Noise and Radiation-Hardened CMOS Preamplifier for High-Sensitivity Search Coil Magnetometers

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4 Author(s)
Rhouni, A. ; Lab. of Electron. & Electromagn., Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, Paris, France ; Sou, G. ; Leroy, P. ; Coillot, C.

A 4 nV/√(Hz) at 10 Hz preamplifier with a 12-mW power consumption in complimentary metal-oxide-semiconductor 0.35 μm technology has been developed to go one step further in the integration of the preamplifier of a search coil magnetometer. The present application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) preamplifier, combined with a 10-cm length, 12-mm diameter, and 15 000 turns search coil sensor demonstrates a noise equivalent magnetic induction as low as 2 pT/√(Hz) at 10 Hz and 14 fT/√(Hz) at 4 kHz. The measured current noise is only 46 fA/√(Hz). AC magnetometers (from 100 mHz to a few kHz) based on search coil sensors are used for space plasma physics investigations because of their excellent robustness and very high sensitivity. The present ASIC preamplifier offers a way to considerably save weight, volume, and power. This paper will focus on the design of the ASIC, driven by the following criteria: low thermal and 1/f noise, radiation hardness for space purpose, and power consumption.

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Sensors Journal, IEEE  (Volume:13 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 2013

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