Maxwell bridge


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Maxwell bridge

[′mak‚swel ‚brij]
(electricity)
A four-arm alternating-current bridge used to measure inductance (or capacitance) in terms of resistance and capacitance (or inductance); bridge balance is independent of frequency. Also known as Maxwell-Wien bridge; Wien-Maxwell bridge.
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