helium magnetometer

helium magnetometer

[′hē·lē·əm mag·nə′täm·əd·ər]
(physics)
A device for measuring magnetic fields by observing the Zeeman effect in the lowest triplet level of helium atoms subjected to the field.
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Particles-and-fields instruments named JEDI (Jupiter Energetic particle Detector Instrument), WAVES (Plasma Wave Instrument), FGM/SHM (Fluxgate Magnetometer/Scalar Helium Magnetometer), UVS (Ultraviolet Spectrograph), and JADE (Jovial Auroral Distributions Experiment), together with JIRAM, will characterize the magnetosphere and aurora.