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Optically Pumped Magnetometers from QuSpin Guide Drones & Brain Imaging 

Optically pumped magnetometers have an edge over even some superconducting devices for precision magnetic field detection since they don’t need cryogenic cooling. QuSpin, a company focused on developing atomic devices, has come out with its second-generation sensor for integration into compact aerial and underwater drones. Meanwhile, Cerca Magnetics, a medtech startup is applying QuSpin’s OPM technology to open new capabilities in neurologic imaging. […]

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Magnetic Liposome Development Service from Creative Biolabs 

Methods for targeted drug delivery are being developed actively in the pharmaceutical industry and liposomes containing magnetic nanoparticles are a hot topic today. One company serving the field is Creative Biolabs of Shirley, New York which has created a comprehensive development platform as a service to formulate new highly specific liposomes — including magnetic versions. […]

Materials/Manufacturing

Tech Tips: Understanding the Different Kinds of Magnetic Properties 

Depending on how they interact with magnetic fields, most materials are classified as diamagnetic, paramagnetic, ferromagnetic, ferrimagnetic, or antiferromagnetic. We love the article by Mike Gedeon, customer technical services manager of Materion Performance Alloys and Composites, that explains these different kinds of magnetic properties and related aspects such as magnetic susceptibility. A few highlights follow. […]

e-Power Technology

Magnetoelastic Torque Sensors from MagCanica Provide Secret Sauce for Race Cars & Aircraft 

Magnetoelastic sensor systems from magnetomechanical specialist MagCanica are bringing improved performance to intense rotating machinery including high-profile race cars as well as military aircraft. The company’s torque sensors are designed to provide laboratory-grade accuracy while being able to operate at extremely elevated rotational speeds of 140,000 rpm and higher. […]