Knight, R. B. D. Division of Electrical Science, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Voltage standards
- Realization of the unit of voltage
- Direct-current voltage measurement
- Alternating-current voltage measurements
- Frequencies above 1 MHz
- Pulse measurements
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
Determination of the difference in electrostatic potential between two points. The unit of voltage in the International System of Units (SI) is the volt, defined as the potential difference between two points of a conducting wire carrying a constant current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between these two points is equal to 1 watt.
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