Tables for
Volume D
Physical properties of crystals
Edited by A. Authier

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. D, ch. 1.5, p. 146


A. S. Borovik-Romanova and H. Grimmerb*

aP. L. Kapitza Institute for Physical Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences, Kosygin Street 2, 119334 Moscow, Russia, and bLabor für Neutronenstreuung, ETH Zurich, and Paul Scherrer Institute, CH-5234 Villigen PSI, Switzerland
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Conversion of Gaussian to SI units

SymbolQuantityGaussian unit and its SI equivalent
[\bf B] Magnetic induction 1 gauss (G) = 10−4 tesla (T)
[\bf H ] Magnetic field 1 oersted (Oe) = 103/(4π) A m−1
[\bf M] Magnetization (= magnetic moment per unit volume) 1 emu cm−3 = 103 A m−1
[\alpha] Linear magnetoelectric tensor (rationalized units) 1 (dimensionless units) = 4π × 10−8/3 s m−1
[\Lambda] Piezomagnetic tensor 1 Oe−1 = 4π × 10−3 m A−1 = 4π × 10−3 T Pa−1
[\chi] Magnetic volume susceptibility 1 (dimensionless units) = 4π (dimensionless units)
[\chi_g] Magnetic mass susceptibility 1 cm3 g−1 = 4π × 10−6 m3 g−1
[\chi_{\rm mol}] Magnetic molar susceptibility 1 cm3 mol−1 = 4π × 10−6 m3 mol−1