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Optical magnetometry: a revolution in heart diagnostics?
Author(s): Antoine Weis; Georg Bison; R. Wynands
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Paper Abstract

We have developed a novel way to record in a non-contact way the magnetic field of the human heart. Our laser device is much less expensive than conventional, SQUID-based magnetometers and opens up new perspectives for medical diagnostics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 August 2004
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 5474, Saratov Fall Meeting 2003: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine V, (20 August 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.578928
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Antoine Weis, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland)
Georg Bison, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland)
R. Wynands, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland)
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5474:
Saratov Fall Meeting 2003: Optical Technologies in Biophysics and Medicine V
Valery V. Tuchin, Editor(s)

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