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Volume 7, issue 2 | Copyright
Geosci. Instrum. Method. Data Syst., 7, 143-149, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/gi-7-143-2018
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Research article 12 Apr 2018

Research article | 12 Apr 2018

Tri-axial square Helmholtz coil system at the Alibag Magnetic Observatory: upgraded to a magnetic sensor calibration facility

Prasanna Mahavarkar et al.
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The authors have successfully recommissioned an unused tri-axial Helmholtz coil system. The system now serves as a national facility for calibrating magnetometers.
The authors have successfully recommissioned an unused tri-axial Helmholtz coil system. The...
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