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The hertz is the SI unit of frequency.

It is defined as being:

The periods of $f$ that occur during one second.


$\mathrm {Hz}$

The symbol for the hertz is $\mathrm {Hz}$.

Its $\LaTeX$ code is \mathrm {Hz} .

Also known as

The hertz can also sometimes be seen referred to as the cycle per second, but this usage is generally considered as out of date.

Source of Name

This entry was named for Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.