Sergio Curilef

Universidad Católica del Norte

Sergio Curilef has been a full professor in the Physics Department, Universidad Católica del Norte, Antofagasta, Chile, since 1998. He obtained his Ph.D. in Physics from the Brazilian Center for Research in Physics (CBPF)-RJ, Brazil, in July 1997.  His main research interests are statistical physics and quantum mechanics of systems with long-range interactions, particles in magnetic fields, and nonlinear phenomena. He has recently developed research on complex systems and applications to science and engineering. He is the principal investigator in several research projects, and he did a sabbatical year at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, in 2007. He has also created the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Physics at his university, where he is currently director of the Physics Department.

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The stars as well as the Earth and its defects, materials, and gases have magnetic fields. To measure these fields, magnetometers are used. This book includes contributions from a variety of experts that examine the typical properties, uses, novel developments, and calibration of sensing magnetic devices. Chapters cover topics related to recent advances in the modeling and application of magnetometers.

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