The gilbert (Symbol: Gb) is an obsolete unit used in practical cgs and emu cgs systems to measure magnetization.[1] The unit is named for English physicist William Gilbert.

Definition in magnetization:

Conversion to ampere-turns:


  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.