Special Issue: Ground Magnetic Observations: New technologies and the role in understanding the Earth System
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Measurement quality estimation of proton-precession magnetometers
Earth, Planets and Space volume 58, pages 707–710 (2006)
A method for calculating quality estimation of the magnetic field value measured by proton-precession magnetometers from data of single measurement is presented. This method is appropriate for frequency measurement algorithms which process time-series of signal’s zero crossing. Expressions for measurement error estimation are obtained taking into account signal decay and correlated noise. Presented formulas allow a result reliability to be estimated immediately in single measurement and give an opportunity for complex control of a device performance. Correlation and relaxation corrections are given. It was experimentally tested that the standard deviation of measurements is in a good qualitative agreement with presented error estimation.
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Denisov, A.Y., Denisova, O.V., Sapunov, V.A. et al. Measurement quality estimation of proton-precession magnetometers. Earth Planet Sp 58, 707–710 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1186/BF03351971
- Proton Overhauser Magnetometer
- magnetic observatory instrumentation
- measurement quality