Optimization of the Lorentz Force Actuation for a micro Coriolis mass flow sensor

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    Abstract

    In this paper we present Finite Element models to optimize the Lorentz force actuation of a micro Coriolis mass flow sensor. The models specify several different configurations for the permanent magnets used to create the magnetic field for the actuation. The models are used to compare the different configurations with relation to the strength of the Lorentz force used for actuation. Using these models the magnetic field outside the sensor area has been reduced by 6 orders of magnitude. The models have been validated with measurements.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages1-1
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2011
    EventNetherlands MicroNanoConference 2011 - Ede, Netherlands
    Duration: 15 Nov 201116 Nov 2011

    Conference

    ConferenceNetherlands MicroNanoConference 2011
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEde
    Period15/11/1116/11/11

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    Keywords

    • METIS-285069
    • IR-79526
    • EWI-21397
    • Micro Coriolis mass flow sensor
    • Optimization
    • Lorentz force actuation

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    Groenesteijn, J., Lammerink, T. S. J., Wiegerink, R. J., Haneveld, J., & Lötters, J. C. (2011). Optimization of the Lorentz Force Actuation for a micro Coriolis mass flow sensor. 1-1. Abstract from Netherlands MicroNanoConference 2011, Ede, Netherlands.