In physics, the tesla, symbol T, is the SI unit for the strength of magnetic induction B (also known as magnetic flux density):
- 1 T = 1 Wb/m2 = 1 V⋅s/m2 = 1 kg/(s2⋅A)
where Wb (weber) is the SI unit for magnetic flux. One tesla is 10 000 gauss (the Gaussian unit for |B|).
The tesla is named in honor of the electrical engineer Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1953).
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