Definition:Faraday (Unit of Charge)

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Definition

The Faraday is defined as the amount of electric charge needed to release one gram-equivalent of a chemical element.

\(\displaystyle \) \(\) \(\displaystyle 1\) Faraday
\(\displaystyle \) \(=\) \(\displaystyle 96 \, 485\) coulombs per mole: $\mathrm C \, \mathrm {mol}^{-1}$


Symbol

$\mathrm F$

The symbol for the Faraday is $\mathrm F$.


Its $\LaTeX$ code is \mathrm F .


Source of Name

This entry was named for Michael Faraday.


Sources