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A tip for better sensing

Extremely sensitive and ultrasmall superconducting quantum interference devices can be fabricated on sharp nanoscale tips.

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Figure 1: A scanning SQUID-on-tip1.

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Koelle, D. A tip for better sensing. Nature Nanotech 8, 617–618 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2013.179

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