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Pass-through Superconducting Magnetometer for U-Channel Samples

   Utilizing high-sensitivity superconducting quantum interference device (SQUID) sensors, which detect minute magnetization, the pass-through superconducting magnetometer is capable of carrying out the measurement of the residual magnetism of samples, as well as demagnetization and artificial magnetization, on a fully automatic basis. It is tailored to continuous measurement of U-channel samples.

Magnetic Property Measurement System (MPMS)

   The magnetic property measurement system measures the magnetic susceptibility of samples using SQUID sensors under controlled magnetic field and temperature conditions created with a superconducting magnet and evaporated liquid helium. It is often used to determine the types of magnetic minerals contained in the sample by detecting sub-room-temperature phase transformations characteristic to individual magnetic minerals.

Vibrating Sample Magnetometer (VSM)

   The vibrating sample magnetometer measures the magnetic characteristics of a sample at normal and high temperatures using an electromagnet and electric furnace. The types and sizes of magnetic minerals contained in the sample are determined on the basis of magnetic hysteresis, the Curie point, etc.

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