Different units can be used to describe a magnetic field.

Unit Term

1 Gauss equals

Maxwell per square cm

1 per sq cm

lines per square cm

1 lines per sq cm

lines per square inch

6.4516 lines per sq in


0.0001 tesla



• 1 line per square cm = 6.45 lines per square inch)

• 0.0001 tesla (1 tesla = 10,000 Gauss)


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