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Minimum magnetic field detected and measured

  1. Feb 13, 2012 #1
    hello!

    what is the minimum magnetic field that can be detected and measured?

    which organ does it?

    thanks!
     
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  3. Feb 13, 2012 #2

    ZapperZ

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    Sorry, organ?

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  4. Feb 14, 2012 #3
    instrument? device?
     
  5. Feb 14, 2012 #4

    ZapperZ

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    A SQUID can detect down to the quantized magnetic flux.

    http://www.physics.wisc.edu/undergrads/courses/407/experiments/squid/rfSQUID.pdf [Broken]

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  6. Feb 14, 2012 #5
    thanks!
     
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