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Principles History In space Manufacturers Build your own Observatories

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Fluxgate

A History of Vector Magnetometry in Space
Robert C. Snare (very nice)

Cluster II Fluxgate

IRF Kiruna

Denmarks Technical University - Space Magnetometer Group (under construction)

Fluxgate Magnetometer tests: FGM-3h

Aufbau eines dreiachsigen Fluxgate (in german)

A Simple Fluxgate Sensor (by John Beale)

Fluxset

Fluxset

Proton Precession

Texts by Koehler (very good, PDF) at Diamond Jim's Foundry

Overhauser Magnetometer

Ørsted (DTU)

GSM-90 Overhauser Observatory Magnetometer (from GEM Systems)
You can also read the User List

A New Overhauser Based Quasi-absolute Vector Magnetometer System (short text from GEM Systems)

Optically Pumped

GEMSYS - Scalar Magnetometers - Optically pumped (alkali vapour)

Torsion

Earth's Magnetic Field And a Helmholtz Coil

Induction

SQUID

SQUID in short (Georgia State Univ.)

SQUID's Technology

Digital SQUID

Hall element

Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM)

Fiber optic magnetometers

Fibre Optic Magnetic Field Sensors Utilizing Iron Garnet Materials (with pdf document, dissertation by Hans Sohlström, KTH)

Several magnetometer types

Sensors (Nice. By Mr. Brooke Clarke)

A NEW PERSPECTIVE ON MAGNETIC FIELD SENSING (from Sensors Mag. Dec. 1998)

Don Lancaster's Tech Musings (1996)

Magnetometers (make window narrow to get pictures properly displayed)

Detect buried munitions (fluxgate, proton, optically pumped)

Space Instrumentation (by André Balogh)

Jonas Weissenrieder diploma work (chapter 3)

General information

Use a "Helmholtz" Coil Pair for Rapid Magnet Evaluation

Encyclopædia Brittanica

A History of Vector Magnetometry in Space
Robert C. Snare (very nice)

Magnetometer - the History

Magnetisme - årsopgave av Peder Dich (in Danish)

History of magnetic observatories

The Great Magnet (David P. Stern)

William Gilbert

Living Loadstones (by Rick Martin, about magnets in sharks and more)

Galileo magnetometer team

ACE (two triaxial fluxgate)

Ørsted (fluxgate + Overhauser)

Publications at the Space Magnetometer Group, IAU-DTU (very good, pdf!)

Cluster II (Fluxgate in detail)

The ISEE 1 and 2 Fluxgate Magnetometers (C.T. Russell)

Mars Global Surveyer

Cassini magnetometers (Vector/Scalar Helium + fluxgate)

CHAMP (fluxgate + Overhauser)

Ulysses (data of interest)

Voyager (not much)

HUGIN magnetometer (fluxgate)

NEAR (3-axis fluxgate)

HAARP induction magnetometer (induction)

Data from satellites (IGPP)

GEM - Geospace Environment Modeling (data)

PDS/PPI (NASA, data)

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Papers

Ulysses, Instrumentation and preliminary scientific results

Ultramag Geophysics

GEM Systems

Geometrics

HTM (SQUID)

Billingsley Magnetics

Bartington

Drusch (NMR)

METROLAB Instruments (NMR)

Applied Physics Systems (fluxgate & SQUID)

MEDA (handheld fluxgate and search coil)

Walker Scientific Inc.

Ultimate Design (fluxgate compasses)

A list of a few (dmoz)

Dan's Homegrown Proton Precession Magnetometer Page

BUILD A PROTON PRECESSION MAGNETOMETER

A Simple Fluxgate Sensor (by John Beale)

A mailing list for home builders

How to build a low cost Differential Proton Precession Magnetometer (CD-ROM for sale)

Farsta Geophysical Observatory