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The importance of the magnitude and duration of the polarizing magnetic field in the sensor of the proton magnetometer

G. P. Hancke
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 7, No 4 | a926 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v7i4.926 | © 1988 G. P. Hancke | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 17 March 1988 | Published: 17 March 1988

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G. P. Hancke,, South Africa

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The most important factors affecting this free precession of protons in the earth’s magnetic field are examined. It is shown that when designing a proton magnetometer sensor, the polarization time and the magnitude of the polarization field must be kept in mind.


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