Meaning of search coil in English:

search coil


  • A flat coil of insulated wire connected to a galvanometer, used for finding the strength of a magnetic field from the current induced in the coil when it is quickly turned over or withdrawn.

    ‘One large coil is located in the search coil of the detector, the other small coil of wire is located within the System Control Pack.’
    • ‘Scleral search coils to monitor eye position and a head restraint device were implanted.’