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farad
Symbol:  F 
Category:  Electric capacitance 
SI Equivalent:  1 F
Dimension M-1L-2T4I2 
System:  SI 
 
Notes
SI derived unit. Named after the English scientist Michael Faraday (1791-1867), farad is the capacitance represented by 1 coulomb of electric charge changing the potential between two plates by 1 volt.
Convert     F  
1 F =
Electric capacitance
  Symbol Unit Name
1×10-9  aF  abfarad (emu of electric capacitance) 
A-s/V  ampere second per volt 
C/V  coulomb per volt 
9×108    jar 
8.98755×1011  statF  statfarad 
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