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Absolute Magnetic Moment Measurements of Nickel Spheres



Robert D. Shull, Robert D. McMichael, L Swartzendruber, Stefan D. Leigh


The preparation and measurement of nickel spheres for use in the calibration of magnetometers are described. The absolute value of the magnetic moment of a set these spheres near room temperature was measured using the Faraday method. The variations of moment for temperatures near room temperature and for applied fields between 0.3 and 5 T were also determined.
Journal of Applied Physics
No. 9


absolute magnetic moment measurements, Faraday method, magnetometers, nickel spheres


Shull, R. , McMichael, R. , Swartzendruber, L. and Leigh, S. (2000), Absolute Magnetic Moment Measurements of Nickel Spheres, Journal of Applied Physics (Accessed December 1, 2023)
Created May 1, 2000, Updated February 17, 2017