Hall-effect gaussmeter

Hall-effect gaussmeter

[′hȯl i‚fekt ′gau̇s‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
A gaussmeter that consists of a thin piece of silicon or other semiconductor material which is inserted between the poles of a magnet to measure the magnetic field strength by means of the Hall effect.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.