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Synonyms for magnetometer

a meter to compare strengths of magnetic fields


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Localization Theory Based on Scalar Magnetometer Array
The researchers even put a bunch of magnetometers together and unlocked a door using their interpretation of data on a shirt having conductive fabric.
Besides, the fusion information of yaw angle using gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer fusion algorithm is added into IKF observer, which could provide reliable information, particularly under unavailable larger sideslip angle, GPS failure situation.
The simplest way to calibrate a magnetometer for hard and soft iron distortions is to use ellipsoid fitting algorithm.
"After nearly a decade in orbit, the Cassini mission has revealed once again that the Saturn system is full of surprises," said Michele Dougherty, principal investigator of the Cassini magnetometer at Imperial College, London.
The main goal of the magnetometer sensor calibration is to determine parameters to the normalized values could be obtained at any measurement position [3, 4, 7].
In [4] pe problem of spacecraft attitude and orbit estimation wip attitude control is addressed but pe estimation process was basically dominated by magnetometer measurements.
One of this low-power methods for correct vehicle detection is based on the utilization the Earth magnetic field disturbance [7], As it was outlined in [7], a tiny three-axis magnetometer can be used for this purpose.
Figure 3 shows that the locus of calibrated magnetometer outputs coincides well with the unit sphere, demonstrating the effectiveness of the calibration algorithm.
The dynamic range of an NMOR-based magnetometer is limited by the width of the resonance, and the sensitivity that can be obtained is around 0.15 pT/[Hz.sup.1/2] [5], which is adequate for geomagnetic measurements.
The sensor measures subtle changes in a given electric field, much like a magnetometer. Plessey says it has developed sensors that can be embedded under the fabric on the back of a car seat, effectively serving as the driver's electrocardiogram.
The semiconductor has been painted on a thin glass substrate that is mounted on a circuit board to make a magnetic-resistance magnetometer.
I recently learned the hard way how failure of the heading sensor(s), usually a magnetometer, may not be a failure at all, depending on how the equipment is designed and installed,
Figure 1 shows the combined results from my magnetometer and VLF radio receivers for July 12.