MDT Exhibits Advanced TMR Magnetic Sensors at Sensors Expo 2013
Innovative TMR Technology Realizes Unprecedented High-Performance and Low-Power Magnetic Sensors for Industrial Applications
Rosemont, IL, USA and Zhangjiagang, China – June 4th, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —
At the 2013 Sensors Expo, MultiDimension Technology Co., Ltd. (MDT), a leading supplier of magnetic sensors specializing in Tunneling Magnetoresistance technology (TMR technology), will showcase its lineups of TMR magnetic sensors, including the 1microampere ultra-low power TMR magnetic switches, and the newly developed ultra-low noise TMR linear magnetic field sensors. MDT’s TMR magnetic sensors are designed for industrial applications, including flow meters, proximity switches, position and speed sensors, magnetic field sensors, and current sensors.
MDT is the first volume supplier of TMR magnetic sensors. With MDT’s strong IP portfolio and advanced manufacturing facility, MDT’s TMR magnetic sensors realize the key benefits of existing magnetic sensor technologies including the Hall Effect, AMR (Anisotropic Magnetoresistance) and GMR (Giant Magnetoresistance), while exhibiting a unique combination of performance benefits, including ultra-low power consumption, high sensitivity, large dynamic range, and excellent thermal stability, which is unprecedented in previous magnetic sensor products. MDT offers all advantages of TMR technology to the commercial sensor market in a growing product lineup.
“MDT’s TMR magnetic sensors are the first-of-a-kind on the market, and they are best suited for battery-powered high-end applications with stringent performance constraints.” said Dr. Song Xue, Chairman and CEO of MultiDimension Technology. “We are fully committed to delivering the best value to our customers with a wide spectrum of service options, including design service, TMR sensors in standard or custom packages, custom sensor modules, and application solutions.”
TMR technology is the most recent generation magnetic sensor technology. Prior to its applications in commercial magnetic sensors, TMR technology has demonstrated its success in the magnetic disk drive industry, and it has been proven a high-performance, cost-effective, and reliable technology over the past decade.
Key Features of MDT’s TMR Sensor Portfolios:
- TMR switch sensors: ultra-low power at 1microampere in high-speed operation;
- TMR linear sensors, with high-performance sensors available upon requests: very high sensitivity >20mV/V/Oe; ultra-low noise spectral density, 1nT/rtHz @1Hz, <100pT/rtHz @1kHz; large dynamic range >50 Oe; very low hysteresis;
- TMR gear tooth sensors: small pitch detection <0.5mm
- TMR angle sensors: 360-degree measurement; high-amplitude signal output at 100% supply voltage
Highlights of MDT’s Service Offerings:
- TMR sensors in wafers, bare dies, standard or custom packages
- Custom AMR/GMR/TMR sensor design service
- Custom sensor module design and application solutions
MultiDimension Technology was founded in 2010 in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu Province, China, with branch offices in Shanghai and San Jose, Calif., USA. MDT has developed a unique intellectual property portfolio, and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities that can support volume production of high-performance, low-cost TMR magnetic sensors to satisfy the most demanding application needs. Led by its core management team of elite experts and veterans in magnetic sensor technology and engineering services, MDT is committed to creating added value for its customers and ensuring their success. For more information about MDT please visit www.multidimensiontech.com.
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