Henry (SI unit)
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The henry (symbol: H) is the SI derived unit of electrical inductance.
As per all other eponymous SI units when the unit is written out in full it is not capitalized, but when shortened to its symbol it is capitalized.
History and etymology
The henry is named in honor of Joseph Henry (1797-1878) an American physicist who discovered electromagnetic inductance 1.
- 1. MOYER ALBERT E. JOSEPH HENRY. (1997)