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  • ITMO Scientists Propose an Improved Technology for Detecting Ultra-Low Magnetic Fields

    It is for several years now that ITMO University scientists have been working on the creation of supersensitive sensors for measuring ultra-low magnetic fields that occur, for example, in the brain. These sensors can be made from compact ceramic resonators and defect ensemble (NV centers) in a diamond. Recently, the physicists have published an article in the Review of Scientific Instruments journal, where they described a new, more efficient version of an antenna for such measuring devices. ITMO.NEWS spoke with the authors to find out why we should measure the magnetic field of the human brain, and how this is proposed to be done.