Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 11:16:07 -0600
Author: Jack Boparai
Subject: Re: Homemade Hall Effect Sensor
Some instructions on making Hall measurements from a doped wafer are in the
1. Adrian C. Melisinos, "Experiments in Modern Physics", page 90, Academic
2. Daryl W. Preston, Eric R. Dietz, "The Art of Experimental Physics", page
312, John Wiley & Sons, 1991.
I hope that is what your are looking for. Many years ago, when I had to
make doped germanium samples, I used to follow the procedure from
Melisinos. The trickiest part is making the contacts to the doped wafer
If you could not find the books, please let me know. I could fax or email
information from those 3-4 pages. Jack
At 09:13 AM 2/24/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>Thanks to all for the good help so far on this matter of making a homemade
>What I need is info on how to make the chip itself. I do not need the
>info about the electronics used to sample the Hall voltage from chip. Has
>anyone actually made the chip from a doped silicon wafer?
>This demo listed in the PIRA 200. Has someone made a Hall sensor chip? It
>is PIRA reference number 5M10.10, a Meiners article that says "A
>rectangular strip of n-doped germanium with a resistance of 35 Ohms per cm."
>Any body have experience to share on how to make the Hall Effect chip? Jerry
>At 08:33 PM 2/22/2003 +0000, you wrote:
>>since we are all asking me too
>>>From: Andy Graham
>>>Subject: Re: Homemade Hall Effect Sensor
>>>Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2003 15:02:05 -0500
>>>Yes I would like to receive a copy. How about an apparatus note to The
>>>(Associate Editor TPT)
>>>"Lawrence B. Golden" wrote:
>>> > If you are interested in using a Hall Effect IC chip to measure
>>> > magnetic fields, here's another Am.J. Phys. article.
>>> > Lawrence B. Golden, James R. Klein, and Luisito Tongson ; Am. J. Phys.
>>> > 56, 846 (1988) ,
>>> > "An introductory low-cost magnetic field experiment"
>>> > The chips referenced in this article and the earlier Bender article,
>>> > however, are no longer available. During the Fall semester, I had to
>>> > update our set-ups and had to use a new chip and a revised circuit. I
>>> > can forward the circuit and specs if anyone is interested. Total cost
>>> > of the electronics was under $25 per set-up.
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