Convert Abfarads to Farads

Enter the capacitance in abfarads below to get the value converted to farads.

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1 abF = 1,000,000,000 F
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How to Convert Abfarads to Farads

To convert an abfarad measurement to a farad measurement, multiply the capacitance by the conversion ratio. One abfarad is equal to 1,000,000,000 farads, so use this simple formula to convert:

farads = abfarads × 1,000,000,000

The capacitance in farads is equal to the abfarads multiplied by 1,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 abfarads to farads using the formula above.
5 abF = (5 × 1,000,000,000) = 5,000,000,000 F

Abfarads and farads are both units used to measure capacitance. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Abfarads

The abfarad is capacitance of a capacitor that has a potential difference of one abvolt when charged with one abcoulomb of electricity. Although the abfarad contains the term "farad," it is not a multiple of the farad in the SI, and is actually equal to one billion farads, or one gigafarad. The abfarad is an obsolete unit with rare practical uses.

The abfarad is a centimeter-gram-second (CGS) electromagnetic unit of capacitance. A abfarad is sometimes also referred to as an EMU. Abfarads can be abbreviated as abF, for example 1 abfarad can be written as 1 abF.

Farads

The farad is defined as the capacitance of a capacitor that has a potential difference of one volt when charged by one coulomb of electricity.[1] The farad is considered to be a very large capacitance value, and multiples of the farad are commonly used to measure capacitance in practical applications, though the farad is still used in some applications.

The farad is the SI derived unit for capacitance in the metric system. Farads can be abbreviated as F, for example 1 farad can be written as 1 F.

Abfarad to Farad Conversion Table

Abfarad measurements converted to farads
Abfarads Farads
0.000000001 abF 1 F
0.000000002 abF 2 F
0.000000003 abF 3 F
0.000000004 abF 4 F
0.000000005 abF 5 F
0.000000006 abF 6 F
0.000000007 abF 7 F
0.000000008 abF 8 F
0.000000009 abF 9 F
0.0000000001 abF 0.1 F
0.000000001 abF 1 F
0.00000001 abF 10 F
0.0000001 abF 100 F
0.000001 abF 1,000 F
0.00001 abF 10,000 F
0.0001 abF 100,000 F
0.001 abF 1,000,000 F
0.01 abF 10,000,000 F
0.1 abF 100,000,000 F
1 abF 1,000,000,000 F

References

  1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019, https://www.bipm.org/utils/common/pdf/si-brochure/SI-Brochure-9.pdf