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Arbeitsgruppe 8.21



Unshielded high-bandwidth magnetorelaxometry of magnetic nanoparticles with optically pumped magnetometers
Lebedev, Jaufenthaler, Middelmann, Baumgarten
In book: Flexible high performance magnetic field sensors, Springer International Publishing, p. 247-265 (2022) doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05363-4_13


SERF-OPM usability for MEG in two-layer-shielded rooms
Jazbinsek, Marhl, Sander
In book: Flexible high performance magnetic field sensors, Springer International Publishing, p. 179-193 (2022) doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05363-4_10
Marhl, Jodko-Władzińska, Brühl, Sander, Jazbinsek


Transforming and comparing data between standard SQUID and OPM-MEG systems
Marhl, Jodko-Władzińska, Brühl, Sander, Jazbinšek
PLoS ONE 17(1): e0262669 (2022)





Nicht-invasive Magnetomyographie mittels optisch gepumpter Magnetometer (OPM) - Charakteristika des Muskelaktionspotentials
Marquetand, Middelmann, Sometti, Braun, Broser
Klinische Neurophysiologie, 52, 250 (2021)

Muscle fatigue revisited - Insights from optically pumped magnetometers
Sometti, Semeia, Chen, Dax, Kronlage, Baek, Kirchgässner, Romano, Heilos, Staber, Oppold, Righetti, Middelmann, Braun, Broser, Marquetand
Frontiers in Physiology, 12, 2310 (2021)


Magnetomyography - new opportunities with optically pumped magnetometers
Marquetand, Dax, Sometti, Baek, Kronlage, Siegel, Braun, Broser, Middelmann, 
Int J. Bioelectromagn., 23, 11 (2021)
Investigation of the temporal and spatial dynamics of muscular action potentials through optically pumped magnetometers
Broser, Marquetand, Middelmann, Sometti, Braun,
J.  Electromyography Kinesiol.,59, 102571 (2021)

Real-time data processing for brain-computer interfacing using optically pumped magnetometers
Zerfowski, Sander, Tangermann, Soekadar, Middelmann
Int J. Bioelectromagn., 23, 14 (2021)

A 50 Channel Optically Pumped Magnetometer MEG in an Externally Actively Shielded Two-layer Room
Sander, Marhl, Brühl, Middelmann, Jazbinsek
 Int J. Bioelectromagn., 23, 5 (2021)
Optically pumped magnetometers reveal fasciculations non-invasively
Marquetand, Middelmann, Dax, Baek, Sometti, Grimm, Lerche, Martin, Kronlage, Siegel, Braun, Broser,
Clin. Neurophysiology, 132, 2681 (2021)

Search for topological defect dark matter with a global network of optical magnetometers
Afach, Buchler, Budker,Dailey, Derevianko, Dumont, Figueroa, Gerhardt, Grujić, Guo, Hao, Hamilton, Hedges, Jackson Kimball, Kim, Khamis, Kornack, Lebedev, Lu, Masia-Roig, Monroy, Padniuk, Palm, Park, Paul, Penaflor, Peng, Pospelov, Preston, Pustelny, Scholtes, Segura, Semertzidis, Sheng, Shin, Smiga, Stalnaker, Sulai, Tandon, Wang, Weis, Wickenbrock, Wilson, Wu, Wurm, Xiao, Yang, Yu, Zhang
Nature Physics, 17, 1396 (2021)


Pulsed Optically Pumped agnetometers: Addressing Dead Time and Bandwidth for the Unshielded Magnetorelaxometry of Magnetic Nanoparticles

Aaron Jaufenthaler, Thomas Kornack, Victor Lebedev, Mark E. Limes, Rainer Körber, Maik Liebl and Daniel Baumgarten

Sensors, 21, 1212 (2021)




Optically pumped magnetometers disclose magnetic field components of the muscular action potential

Philip J. Broser, Thomas Middelmann, Davide Sometti and Christoph Braun

Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 56, 102490 (2021),







Fast and robust optically pumped cesium magnetometer

Victor Lebedev, Stefan Hartwig and Thomas Middelmann

Advanced Optical Technologies, 9, 275 (2020), doi.org/10.1515/aot-2020-0024


Imaging Magnetic Nanoparticle Distributions by Atomic Magnetometry-Based Susceptometry

Simone Colombo, Victor Lebedev, Alexey Tonyushkin, Simone Pengue and Antoine Weis

IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 39, 922933 (2020), doi.org/10.1109/TMI.2019.2937670


Optically pumped magnetometers enable a new level of biomagnetic measurements

Tilmann Sander, Anna Jodko-Władzińska, Stefan Hartwig, Rüdiger Brühl and Thomas Middelmann

 Adv. Opt. Techn. De Gruyter, 9, 247–251 (2020), doi.org/10.1515/aot-2020-0027


Precision Timing with α–β Oscillatory Coupling: Stopwatch or Motor Control?

Tadeusz W. Kononowicz, Tilmann Sander, Hedderik Van Rijn and Virginie van Wassenhove

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 32, 1624–1636 (2020), doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_01570


Orientation of a Vector Magnetometer Optically Referenced to an External Coordinate System

Nicolas Rott, Thomas Middelmann, Christian Hahn and Martin Albrecht
IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 1-1 (2020), doi.org/10.1109/TMAG.2019.2946765


Quantitative 2D Magnetorelaxometry Imaging of Magnetic Nanoparticles using Optically Pumped Magnetometers 

Aaron Jaufenthaler Peter Schier, Thomas Middelmann, Maik Liebl, Frank Wiekhorst and Daniel Baumgarten
Sensors, 20, 753 (2020), doi.org/10.3390/s20030753



2019 and before (selected publications)


Optically Pumped Magnetometers for MEG 

Svenja Knappe, Tilmann Sander and Lutz Trahms
In Book: Magnetoencephalography: From Signals to Dynamic Cortical Networks,

Supek, S. and Aine, C. J. (Eds.) Springer International Publishing, 1-12 (2019) www.springer.com/de/book/9783030000868


Quantitative study of optical pumping in the presence of spin-exchange relaxation

Yongqi Shi, Theo Scholtes, Zoran D. Grujić, Victor Lebedev, Vladimir Dolgovskiy and Antoine Weis

Physical Review A, 97, 013419 (2018), dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevA.97.013419


Orientational dependence of optically detected magnetic resonance signals in laser-driven atomic magnetometers

Simone Colombo, Vladimir Dolgovskiy, Theo Scholtes, Zoran D. Grujić, Victor Lebedev and Antoine Weis

Applied Physics B, 123, 35 (2017), doi.org/10.1007/s00340-016-6604-8


A magnetic source imaging camera

Vladimir Dolgovskiy, Ilja Fescenko, Naota Sekiguchi, Simone Colombo, Victor Lebedev, Junhai Zhang and Antoine Weis

Applied Physics Letters, 109, 023505 (2016), dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4958700