**Full name:** hertz

**Symbol:** Hz

**Alternate spelling:** frequency

**Category type:** frequency

**Scale factor:** 1

The SI derived unit for frequency is the hertz.

1 hertz is equal to 1 Hz.

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The hertz (symbol Hz) is the SI unit of frequency. It is named in honour of the German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz who made some important contributions to science in the field of electromagnetism.

Hz to megahertz

Hz to gigahertz

Hz to degree/hour

Hz to revolution/hour

Hz to kilohertz

Hz to terahertz

Hz to revolution/second

Hz to radian/minute

Hz to cycle/second