The unit of conductance, admittance, and susceptance in the centimeter-gram-second electrostatic system of units. One statmho is the conductance between two points in a conductor when a constant potential difference of 1 statvolt applied between the points produces in the conductor a current of 1 statampere, the conductor not being the source of any electromotive force, approximately 1.1126 × 10⁻¹² mho. Symbol, statan upside-down omega character. Also called statsiemens (statS, sS).


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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