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Unit seestem SI derived unit
Unit o Electric chairge
Seembol C 
Named efter Charles-Augustin de Coulomb
Unit conversions
1 C in ...... is equal tae ...
   SI base units    1 A s
   CGS units    2997924580 statC
   Atomic units    6.24150965(16)e×10^18[1]

The coulomb (unit seembol: C) is the SI derived unit o electric charge (seembol: Q or q). It is defined as the chairge transported bi a constant current o ane ampere in ane seicont:

Ane coulomb is an aa the amoont o excess chairge on the positive side o a capacitor o ane farad chairged tae a potential difference o ane volt:

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  1. Mohr, Peter J.; Taylor, Barry N.; Newell, David B. (2008). "CODATA Recommended Values of the Fundamental Physical Constants: 2006". Rev. Mod. Phys. 80 (2): 633–730. arXiv:0801.0028Freely accessible. Bibcode:2008RvMP...80..633M. doi:10.1103/RevModPhys.80.633.  Direct link to value. The inverse value (the number of elementary charges in 1 C) is given by 1/[1.602176487(40)×10^−19] = 6.24150965(16)×10^18.