An atmospheric electrical voltmeter follower

Harrison, R.G.
July 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul96, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p2636
Academic Journal
Studies horizontal passive antennas used to sense the potential of the atmosphere above the earth's surface. Required high performance from attached electrometer voltmeter circuits; Circuit requirements; Circuit description.


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