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Magnetic Sensors-Emerging Technology Developments

  • ID: 435354
  • December 2006
  • 128 Pages
  • Frost & Sullivan

This Frost & Sullivan research service titled Magnetic Sensors-Emerging Technology provides analyses of hall sensors, fluxgate, search coil, anisotropic/giant/colossal magnetoresistance sensors, giant magetoimpedance, and SQUID among others, along with key drivers, challenges, restraints, analysis and forecasts of technologies that shape the future semiconductor testing industry.

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The following technologies are covered in this research:

-Hall sensors
-Search coil
-Anisotropic/giant/colossal magnetoresistance sensors, giant magetoimpedance

Technology Overview

Widespread Adoption in a Multitude of Applications Combined with Growth of Hard Disk Area Density to Boost Technology Developments

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-1. Executive Summary
--1. Scope and Methodology
---1. Scope
---2. Research Methodology
--2. Research Overview and Key Findings
---1. Research Overview
---2. Key Findings

-2. Magnetic Sensor Technologies--Principles; Applications; and Trends
--1. Technology Snapshot
---1. From Compasses to GMR Read Heads
---2. Vector and Scalar Magnetometers
--2. Types of Magnetic Sensor Technologies
---1. Low-Field Vector Sensors
---2. Earth's Field Vector Sensors
---3. High-Field Vector Sensors
---4. Scalar Magnetometers
--3. Applications Analysis; Trends; and Issues
---1. Assessment of Applications
---2. Trends and Issues

-3. Research and Development Highlights
--1. Academia--Global Developments
---1. Chip-Scale Magnetic Sensor--National Institute Of Standards and Technology--USA
---2. Sensor Based on Ballistic Magnetoresistance--State University of New York at Buffalo--USA
---3. Giant Magnetoimpedance Sensors--University of Paris--France
---4. Magnetic Biosensor for Detecting Highly Dangerous Bacterial Species--University of Marburg--Germany
---5. Using Cheap Noncryogenic Sensors for Cryogenic Applications--Laboratorio Oficial de Metroloxía de Galicia--Spain
---6. Automatic Calibration Techniques for Hall Sensors--Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne--Switzerland
---7. Bioapplication of High-Temperature SQUID Sensor--Tyohashi Institute of Technology--Japan
---8. Breakthrough for Nanomagnetic Measurement--Center for Material Elaboration and Structural Studies--France
---9. The Tongue Drive--North Carolina State University at Raleigh--USA
---10. Dual-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor System for Electronic Compasses--University of Lecce--Italy
---11. A Step Closer to Superconductor Memories--Augsberg University--Germany
---12. Bridging Magnetic and Electronic World--University of Twente--Netherlands
---13. Bose-Einstein Condensates Sensors--Heidelberg University--Germany
--2. Corporates--Global Developments
---1. Advances in Catheter Tracking--Ascension Technology Corporation--USA
---2. State-of-the-Art Miniature Sensor Chip--Sick AG--Germany
---3. Very High Resolution Position Sensor--Renishaw--USA
---4. Low-Voltage Hall Sensors--Allegro Microsystems Inc.--USA
---5. Magnetic Linear Position Sensor--iC Haus--Germany
---6. Sensors for Extreme Environments--Siemens AG--Germany
---7. Wear-Resistant Sensors and New Mounting Systems–Balluff--Germany

-4. Technology Adoption Factor Analysis
--1. Driving Factors
---1. Automobiles
---2. Hard Disk Read Head
---3. Miniaturization and Integration
---4. Demand for Hall Sensors; Some Opportunities for AMR Sensors
---5. Biomedical Applications
---6. Emerging Applications
--2. Major Restraints and Challenges
---1. Complexity and Cost
---2. Problems Arising from Miniaturization
---3. Challenges Related to SQUID Sensors
--3. In the Near Term
---1. Miniaturization and Integration
---2. Hall Sensors--The Industry Workhorse
---3. GMI Effect
---4. Is SQUID Going to Be Big?

-5. Key Contacts and Selected Patents
--1. Key Contacts
---1. Academia
---2. Industry
--2. Key Patents Related to this Sector
---1. Patents I
---2. Patents II

-6. Decision Support Database
--1. Decision Support Database Tables - Automobiles; Aerospace; and Military
---1. Car Production--World (1999 to 2006)
---2. Number of Commercial Ships--World (1999 to 2006)
---3. Number of Military Ships--World (1999 to 2006)
---4. Number of Submarines--World (1999 to 2006)
--2. Decision Support Database Tables - Geophysical Location System
---1. Mining and Mineral Exploring Companies
---2. Number of Mining and Mineral Exploration Companies--World
--3. Decision Support Database Tables - Medical
---1. Mortality due to Circulatory Diseases--World (1999 to 2006)
---2. Mortality due to Coronary Heart Disease--World (1999 to 2006)

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