Proof Mass

Some articles on proof, proof mass:

Laser Accelerometer
... a frame having three orthogonal input axes and multiple proof masses, each proof mass having a predetermined blanking surface ... A flexible beam supports each proof mass ... The flexible beam permits movement of the proof mass on the input axis ...

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