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gauss (Gs)

Gauss (Gs) is the unit for magnetic flux density. It is given in centimeter-gram-seconds and corresponds to one Maxwell per square centimeter. In air, one Gauss corresponds to a field strength of one Oersted (Oe). There is also a connection with Tesla, according to which one Gauss is `10^-4` Tesla or `10^5` Gamma.

The Gauss is named after the German mathematician and astronomer Karl Friedrich Gauss (1777 to 1855), who became famous by many theories of algebra, differential geometry and probability calculus.

Englisch: gauss - Gs
Updated at: 22.01.2022
#Words: 79
Links: unit (U), magnetic flux density, indium (In), field strength (F), connection
Translations: DE

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