High-Tc SQUIDs for Biomedical Applications: Immunoassays, by Fredrik Öisjöen

By Fredrik Öisjöen

This thesis describes the tough job of constructing excessive severe temperature superconducting quantum interference units (high-Tc SQUIDs) and utilizing them as sensors for biomedical functions, together with magnetic immunoassays, magnetoencephalography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). the 1st a part of this paintings discusses the improvement of quickly magnetic immunoassays, which might be used to enhance the sensitivity, or to create new, specified point-of-care diagnostics structures. the second one half indicates that high-Tc SQUIDs may possibly make magnetoencephalography extra on hand, therefore starting the sphere of high-Tc SQUID-based magnetoencephalography for recording mind features. this system should be mixed with ultra-low box MRI that's mentioned within the final half. this mix could provide a brand new specific instrument for stories of mind services. This paintings doesn't easily enhance on current know-how yet opens chances for novel complex scientific units and techniques.

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Isjöen, P. Magnelind, A. Kalaboukhov, D. Winkler, High-Tc SQUID gradiometer system for immunoassays. Supercond. Sci. Technol. 2, 034004 (4pp) (2008). 36. V. Schultze, D. Drung, R. Ijsselsteijn, H-G. Meyer, A high-Tc SQUID gradiometer with integrated homogeneous field compensation. Supercond. Sci. Technol. 17, S165–S169 (2004) 37. P. Seidel, L. Dörrer, K. Peiselt, F. Schmidl, F. Smidth, C. Steigmeier, Development and investigation of novel single-layer gradiometers using highly balanced gradiometric SQUIDs.

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2 The dc SQUID 17 Fig. 10 A schematic drawing of a pulsed laser deposition system. The laser beam is defined by aperture before it is focused by a lens and enters the chamber where it hits a target. A plume is created by the ejected material from the target. The ejected material is deposited onto the heated substrate weak parts on the grain boundary of the thin film, which reduces 1/ f noise. A SQUID magnetometer was also applied for ULF-NMR/MRI (see Chap. 5). 1. The SQUID inductances were extracted from simulations using the 3D-MLSI software [28, 31].

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