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- n. Any of several devices that use soft iron cores surrounded by coils of wire that generate a pattern of induced currents when it moves relative to an external magnetic field
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To help focus the search, O'Connor and Adams sought out Tomasz Herbich, a Polish archaeologist who specializes in finding buried ruins with a device called a fluxgate gradiometer, a type of magnetometer.
Tom and Colin also methodically walked over the tell with an instrument called a fluxgate magnetic gradiometer, which picks up small differences in the surface magnetic field due to differences in the iron content and density of underlying structures.
The Personal Submarine comes equipped with other standard submarine features, including a barometer, thermometer, hygrometer, depth gauges, fluxgate and magnetic compasses, mechanical clinometers, pressure gauges, and a GPS receiver.
UK based Autonnic Research Ltd, is a world leader in the manufacture of fluxgate magnetometers for the navigation market.
Also unsurprisingly is the erratic ratings for The Jay Leno Show which seems to fluxgate depending on the guest and competition.