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1. (WO2018047083) ELECTRIC CURRENT IMAGING SYSTEM

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/047083    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/055378
Publication Date: Fri Mar 16 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Sep 07 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G01R 33/02
Applicants: TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
LACOUTURE, Shelby
Inventors: LACOUTURE, Shelby
Title: ELECTRIC CURRENT IMAGING SYSTEM
Abstract:
An electric current imaging system, device, and method includes an array of vector magnetometers that senses one or more magnetic fields in three directions produced by a flow of electric current. Such a system (and devices and methods thereof) can further include a display that displays a visual reconstruction of the original electric current that produced the magnetic fieid(s). The disclosed embodiments image electric current flow (both magnitude and direction) without the need for rastering or relative motion between the sensors and the conductor/device being viewed. Such embodiments can be scaled to fit both large and small applications by using discreet devices or manufacturing a single, miniaturized array with MEMS technologies.