from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A flux-density of 1000 lines per square centimeter: a practical unit of magnetic flux-density or magnetic induction.

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  • noun physics A unit of magnetic field equal to 1,000 gauss


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  • They can put out planar 25+ kilogauss with just a 200mwatt UV laser beam.

    Power your home with LIGHTNING! | Inhabitat 2007

  • Furthermore, it is known from experiment that the application of short duration intense magnetic fields (several hundred kilogauss) to copper cores can reveal that they have momentarily experienced a near-molten state from which they were spontaneously cooled when the magnetization pulse terminated.

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  • In 1924 he developed methods for obtaining very strong magnetic fields and produced fields up to 320 kilogauss in a volume of 2 cm3.

    Pyotr Kapitsa - Biography 1979


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