The sample is vibrated at 87 Hz with 0.2 mm amplitude inside a pickup coil. A voltage (emf) is induced across the pickup coil, which is proportional to the magnetic moment * vibration frequency * vibration amplitude. A phase sensitive detection technique is used to measure the induced voltage, which is then converted to absolute magnetic moment using a pre-calibrated relation of the signal of a known standard (usually ferromagnetic Ni sphere)
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- A schematic of the VSM installed at cell 8 (left) and sample rod (right). A schematic of the VSM installed at cell 8 (left) and sample rod (right).
- Temperature dependence of magnetic moment at different fields of LaCoO3 . Temperature dependence of magnetic moment at different fields of LaCoO3 .
- Magnetization data of Ba3CoSb2O9 single crystal at T= 0.6 K. Magnetization data of Ba3CoSb2O9 single crystal at T= 0.6 K.
- The high-field VSM setup installed at Cell 8. The high-field VSM setup installed at Cell 8.
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