oersted definition

  • noun:
    • The centimeter-gram-second electromagnetic device of magnetic power, add up to the magnetic intensity one centimeter from a unit magnetized pole.
    • The CGS device of magnetizing field (symbolization Oe), defined as 1000/4π (≈79.5774715) amperes per meter of flux road.
    • The C. G. S. product of magnetized reluctance or opposition, add up to the reluctance of a centimeter cube of environment (or vacuum) between parallel faces. Also, a reluctance by which unit magnetomotive power creates product flux.
    • In electrical energy, the unit of magnetized reluctance.
    • Danish physicist (1777-1851)
    • the magnetized field strength 1 cm from a unit magnetic pole

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