Jim Zimmerman and the SQUID

@article{Kautz2001JimZA,
  title={Jim Zimmerman and the SQUID},
  author={Richard L. Kautz},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity},
  year={2001},
  volume={11},
  pages={1026-1031}
}
  • R. Kautz
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Physics
  • IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
The career of Jim Zimmerman, beginning with a solid foundation in electronics and cryogenics, reached a turning point in 1965 when he became coinventor of the rf SQUID (Superconducting QUantum Interference Device), while working at the Scientific Laboratory of the Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan. Recognizing the exquisite sensitivity of the SQUID as an amplifier and magnetometer, Zimmerman devoted the remainder of his career, at Ford and later at the National Bureau of Standards, to… 
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