Sensitivity of inertial-gravitational instruments

1Kryuchkov, EI
1Space Research Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and the State Space Agency of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1998, 4 ;(2):73–77
Section: Space Navigation and Communications
Publication Language: Russian
The paper describes some devices based on various operating principles to be used in gravimetry, seismography, and in inertial navigation systems. Major improvements in sensitivity and drift can be made in inertial-gravitational instruments by utilizing favorable properties of materials available at low temperatures. Therefore most attention is concentrated on superconducting instruments. We propose a new superconductive gravity instrument based on the «magnetic potential well» effect.
Keywords: inertial instruments, space communication
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