The unit of inductance in the centimeter-gram-second electrostatic system of units. One stathenry is the self-inductance of a circuit or the mutual inductance between two circuits if there is an induced electromotive force of 1 statvolt when the current is changing at a rate of 1 statampere per second, approximately 8.9876 × 10¹¹ henry. Symbol, statH.
For an excellent history of the development of the electric and magnetic units up to 1913, see U. S. Bureau of Standards Circular 60.
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