string galvanometer


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string galvanometer

[′striŋ ‚gal·və′näm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A galvanometer consisting of a silver-plated quartz fiber under tension in a magnetic field, used to measure oscillating currents. Also known as Einthoven galvanometer.
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Seeking more accurate measurement, he modified the "string galvanometer" to produce extremely high quality recordings.
The string galvanometer with photographic recordings was presented by Einthoven in .1903.