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Gauss

Magnet Gauss

Gauss is the CGS unit of magnetic induction. The equivalent SI unit is Tesla, and 1 Gauss = 10^-4 Tesla. Magnet specifications usually list a Gauss value.


Gauss_(unit) (Wikipedia)
gauss
Unit systemGaussian and emu-cgs
Unit ofmagnetic flux density (also known as magnetic induction, or the B-field, or magnetic field)
SymbolG or Gs 
Named afterCarl Friedrich Gauss
Conversions
1 G or Gs in ...... is equal to ...
   SI derived units   10−4 tesla
   esu-cgs   1/ccgs esu

The gauss, symbol G (sometimes Gs), is a unit of measurement of magnetic induction, also known as magnetic flux density. The unit is part of the Gaussian system of units, which inherited it from the older CGS-EMU system. It was named after the German mathematician and physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss in 1936. One gauss is defined as one maxwell per square centimeter.

As the cgs system has been superseded by the International System of Units (SI), the use of the gauss has been deprecated by the standards bodies, but is still regularly used in various subfields of science. The SI unit for magnetic flux density is the tesla (symbol T), which corresponds to 10,000gauss.

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