›› Measurement unit: gigahenry

Full name: gigahenry

Plural form: gigahenries

Symbol: GH

Alternate spelling: gigahenrys

Category type: inductance

Scale factor: 1000000000


›› SI unit: henry

The SI derived unit for inductance is the henry.
1 henry is equal to 1.0E-9 gigahenry.


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›› Definition: Gigahenry

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigahenry = 109 henries.

The definition of a henry is as follows:

The henry (symbol: H) is the SI unit of inductance. It is named after Joseph Henry (1797-1878), the American scientist who discovered electromagnetic induction independently of and at about the same time as Michael Faraday (1791-1867) in England.


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