Magnetic Microsensor Module

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: DAAD17-01-C-0021
Agency Tracking Number: A002-0417
Amount: $69,991.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
240 King Blvd., Newark, NJ, 07102
DUNS: 015141455
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dadi Setiadi
 Manager MEMS design
 (973) 297-1449
 setiadi@jerseymicro.com
Business Contact
 Frederick Chichester
Title: President
Phone: (973) 297-1450
Email: chichester@jerseymicro.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We propose a magnetometer using a MEMS sensor and CMOS signal conditioning circuitry to detect magnetic anomalies generated by the presence and movement of vehicles and troops. The minimum detectable signal is 1 nT and the signal output sampling periodsare 1, 2, or 10 seconds with a serial formatted output. The device has a field life of up to 12 months depending upon the energy of batteries. This magnetometer is autonomous and operates with nanopower CMOS internal circuits detecting thresholdmagnetic fields preset in the range generally below 100 nTesla Rejection is provided to discriminate out the earth field as high as 100 microTesla. Higher frequency acoustics and vibrations filtered.This magnetometer is highly complimentary to the NJMSense-it TM line of remote readout microsensors. The dual use technology will permit retrofitting of the magnetic sensor module directly into many of the existing military and non-military magnetometer products. The NJM magnetometer module will greatlyreduce the price for 1nT sensors and should therefore open up markets that previously were not cost effective. These markets include further penetration into the consumer magnetometer and industrial material sensor /surveillance/security markets.

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