cryogenic gyroscope

cryogenic gyroscope

[‚krī·ə′jen·ik ′jī·rə‚skōp]
(engineering)
A gyroscope in which a spherical rotor of superconducting niobium spins while in levitation at cryogenic temperatures. Also known as superconducting gyroscope.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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