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Methods of detecting anomalies in ambient alternating current fields

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CCDC ARL

Methods of detecting anomalies in ambient alternating current (AC) fields are provided. An exemplary embodiment of such a method includes the steps of placing an AC field sensor in an ambient AC field, generating a signal representative of the ambient AC field received by the sensor, and processing the signal to determine if the ambient AC field includes any anomalies. Various applications for the methods are also provided.

Inventors: 
Hull, David M.; Vinci, Stephen J.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Sensors and Measurement
FIle Date: 
2007-08-20
Grant Date: 
2011-04-05
Grant time: 
1,324 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
24
Claim count percentile rank: 
2
Citations percentile rank: 
2
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY