Semiconductor GMI Magnetometer

Terry Dyer (Inventor), Anuraag Mohan (Inventor), Peter J Hopper (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A giant magneto-impedance (GMI) magnetometer is formed in a semiconductor wafer fabrication sequence, which significantly reduces the size and cost of the GMI magnetometer. The semiconductor wafer fabrication sequence forms a magnetic conductor, a non-magnetic conductor that is wrapped around the magnetic conductor as a coil, and non-magnetic conductors that touch the opposite ends of the magnetic conductor.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 8680854 B2
Priority date1/12/11
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2014


  • giant magneto impedance
  • magnetometer
  • semiconductor magnetometer


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