Accession Number : AD0777066

Title :   Investigation of a Parametric Resonance Magnetometer Using Optically Pumped Helium 4.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept. 18 Nov 72-15 Jan 73,

Corporate Author : TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INC DALLAS EQUIPMENT GROUP

Personal Author(s) : Slocum,Robert E. ; McGregor,Douglas D.

Report Date : MAR 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The report describes the investigation of parametric resonances and the use of resulting resonances for measuring magnetic fields. This work includes investigation of the 2 triplet S(1) level of helium 4 by parametric resonances and establishes the feasibility of constructing a vector magnetometer using the parametric resonance n = 1. A device of this type was demonstrated to have a peak-to-peak noise level of 1.0 x 10 to the minus 7th power G in a 5.0 Hz noise bandwidth when used to monitor a component of the geomagnetic field. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Magnetometers, *Geomagnetism, Helium, Nuclear magnetic resonance, Optical pumping

Subject Categories : Geomagnetism
      Magnetic & Electric Fld Detection & Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE