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galvanometer

 [gal″vah-nom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for measuring current by electromagnetic action.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gal·va·nom·e·ter

(gal'vă-nom'ĕ-tĕr),
An instrument for measuring the strength of an electric current.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gal·va·nom·e·ter

(gal'vă-nom'ĕ-ter)
An instrument for measuring the strength of an electric current.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Galvani,

Luigi, Italian physician and anatomist, 1737-1798.
galvanic bath - water bath that is charged with galvanic current.
galvanic current - continuous one-direction electric current.
galvanic skin response - skin's response to electric stimulation. Synonym(s): electrodermal response
galvanic-faradic test - an electrodiagnostic test of muscles.
galvanism - oral manifestations of direct current electricity occurring when dental restorations with dissimilar electric potentials (such as silver and gold) are placed in the mouth. Synonym(s): voltaism
galvanometer - an instrument used to measure current.
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The Philippine Army has adopted Sentildeoron's design and funded the mass production of the local galvanometers and IED disruptors.
Galvanometers for laser beam steering and scanning in surgical, analytical and other applications include a precision-machined housing in which the stator moves.
The QS-30 moving magnet galvanometer is the first galvo to include a ceramic rotor for the purpose of reducing rotor inertia and increasing rotor stiffness.
QD-2000 Servo Amplifiers are tested and tuned with serial number matched galvanometer and mirror to customer specifications.
In the early sixties, mirrors were mounted on large galvanometer coils and driven with a series of increasing pulses from storage capacitors.
The position of the beam can be very precisely controlled with a set of galvanometer driven mirrors.
Besides controlling the galvanometer scanners and the piezo stage for focus control, the FPGA adjusts the timing between the excitation and the STED laser pulses, and comprises a photon counting scheme with temporally gated detection [15,16].
The LMS has two mirrors with 1064 nm reflective coating, where each mirror is mounted on a galvanometer. Hence, the LMS was used to maneuver the laser pulse to the sensing point.
In 2005, Sabo [8] reported the advantages of digital servo amplifiers for controlling of a galvanometer based on optical scanning system.
Controlled potential electrolysis experiments were conducted at -0.28 V versus Ag/AgCl electrode at pH 4.0 and the corresponding decay was noted using a galvanometer. The electrolysis was allowed to proceed virtually to completion.
P Hackel, "Mitigation of laser damage growth in fused silica with a galvanometer scanned C[O.sub.2] laser," in Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials, vol.
The bridge was initially balanced then the output signal from the bridge was recorded with the galvanometer; this procedure was carried out for each weight individually, and the strain corresponding to each weight was calculated using the following equation: