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Accession Number ADA566159
Title Symmetry Induced Heteroclinic Cycles in Coupled Sensor Devices.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author A. Kho A. Palacios P. Longhini V. In
Abstract In this paper we discuss the existence and stability of heteroclinic cycles in coupled systems and show how they can be exploited to design and fabricate a new generation of highly-sensitive, low-powered, sensor devices. More specifically, we present theoretical and experimental proof of concept that coupling-induced oscillations located near the bifurcation point of a heteroclinic cycle can significantly enhance the sensitivity of an array of magnetic sensors. In particular, we consider arrays made up of fluxgate magnetometers inductively coupled through electronic circuits.
Keywords Dynamical systems
Heteroclinic cycles
Magnetic detectors
Oscillation
Reprints
Sensors
Symmetry

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 72B - Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, & Mathematical Logic
63D - Magnetic Detection
Corporate Author Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, CA.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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