## 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.