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ballistic galvanometer


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A moving-coil galvanometer designed for measuring charge by detecting a surge of current. It has a heavy coil with minimal damping. When a surge of current is passed through the coil, the initial maximum deflection (the ‘throw’) is proportional to the total charge that has passed.

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