The gilbert (symbol: Gb) is an obsolete unit used in practical cgs and CGS-EMU systems to measure magnetomotive force.[1] The unit is named for English physicist William Gilbert.


Conversion to the corresponding quantity in the SI, with the unit ampere-turn (A⋅t):


  1. ^ a b c Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. pp. 24. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1.