Scalar Magnetometers for Space Applications

  1. Robert F. Pfaff,
  2. Josep E. Borovsky and
  3. David T. Young
  1. Fritz Primdahl

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch11

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields

How to Cite

Primdahl, F. (1998) Scalar Magnetometers for Space Applications, in Measurement Techniques in Space Plasmas Fields (eds R. F. Pfaff, J. E. Borovsky and D. T. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664391.ch11

Author Information

  1. Department of Automation, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900865

Online ISBN: 9781118664391

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Keywords:

  • Space plasmas—measurement;
  • Electric fields—Measurement;
  • Cosmic magnetic fields—measurement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Proton Free Precession Scalar Magnetometer

  • The Overhauser Effect Proton Precession Magnetometer

  • Omnidirectional Continuously Oscillating Overhauser Magnetometer

  • The DC and RF Doubly Polarized Overhauser Magnetometer

  • Alkali Vapor Optically Pumped Magnetometers

  • The Metastable HE4 Optically Pumped Magnetometer

  • Discussion and Conclusion