cesium magnetometer

cesium magnetometer

[′sē·zē·əm ‚mag·nə′täm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A magnetometer that uses a cesium atomic-beam resonator as a frequency standard in a circuit that detects very small variations in magnetic fields.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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