Maxwell (CGS unit)
Citation, DOI & article data
As per all other eponymous measurement 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
It is named after the mathematical physicist, James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) 1.
- 1. Marston P. James Clerk Maxwell: Life and science. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy & Radiative Transfer. 2016;178:50-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2015.11.013.