What is a Helmholtz coil used for?

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What is a Helmholtz coil used for?

Helmholtz Coil:

The type of electrical equipment that is utilized to create a region of approximately a uniform magnetic field is represented by Helmholtz coil. Sir Hermann von Helmholtz produces this type of electrical device. In this type of coil, two electromagnets are present, and both the electromagnets are placed on the same axis.

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The following are the uses of a Helmholtz Coil.

  1. Mainly the Helmholtz Coil is used to create a region of a uniform magnetic field
  2. Used to measure...

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Hermann von Helmholtz: Biography, Inventions & Theory
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Can you imagine a genius that was passionate about music and philosophy, served in the army, studied medicine and worked as a physicist? In this lesson, we will learn about the incredible Hermann von Helmholtz.


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