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Saltos de línea: oer|sted
Pronunciación: /ˈəːstɛd
(abbreviation: Oe)

Definición de oersted en inglés:


A unit of magnetic field strength equivalent to 79.58 amperes per metre.
Example sentences
  • Mid-range products such as DLTtape IV, Super DLTtape and LTO Ultrium data cartridges have a very high coercivity, in excess of 1800 oersted.
  • Commercial AF demagnetizers are capable of maximum fields in the range of 1000-2000 oersted.


late 19th century: named after H. C. Oersted (see Oersted, Hans Christian).

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