Chemistry & Physics

Bill Baird (physics) publishes paper in the magazine Nuts and Volts

Dr. Bill Baird, associate professor of physics, has published a paper in the September 2012 issue of Nuts and Volts.  The paper titled, “Build Your Own Magnetometer” appears on pages 26-30.  The manuscript describes the construction of one of the “neatest” gadgets in modern IC technology, the magnetometer , all for under $25.  The magnetometer allows you to measure the strength of magnetic fields in a local environment.