Definition of tesla in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛslə
, ˈtɛzlə
(abbreviation: T)


The SI unit of magnetic flux density.
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  • A magnet with 1.0 tesla field strength would have a stronger magnetic field and be more forceful than a magnet with a 0.5 tesla magnetic field.
  • While most MRI systems in use today are powered 1.5-tesla or 3.0-telsa magnets, this new high resolution MRI system has a 9.4-tesla magnet, built by GE Healthcare.
  • Such a current would produce a magnetic field of up to 15 tesla in these wires - powerful enough to use in several futuristic spacecraft propulsion systems, which is why the Army has awarded Adams’ team a grant to develop the technology.


1960s: named after N. Tesla (see Tesla, Nikola).

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