giga, G (prefix)

This page documents an OPTIMADE Prefix Definition. See https://schemas.optimade.org/ for more information.

ID: https://schemas.optimade.org/defs/v1.2/prefixes/si/giga
Definition name: giga

Prefix name: giga
Latin symbol: G
Display symbol: G

Description: The giga SI prefix defined as a dimensionless multiple of 10⁹, adopted into SI at its creation at the 11th CGPM Meeting in 1960, resolution 12.

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JSON definition:

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    "$schema": "https://schemas.optimade.org/meta/v1.2/optimade/prefix_definition.json",
    "title": "giga",
    "symbol": "G",
    "display-symbol": "G",
    "description": "The giga SI prefix defined as a dimensionless multiple of 10\u2079, adopted into SI at its creation at the 11th CGPM Meeting in 1960, resolution 12.",
    "resources": [
        {
            "relation": "Definition in the 11:th CGPM Meeting in 1960, resolution 12",
            "resource-id": "https://www.bipm.org/en/committees/cg/cgpm/11-1960/resolution-12"
        },
        {
            "relation": "Wikipedia article describing the prefix",
            "resource-id": "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giga-"
        }
    ],
    "defining-relation": {
        "base-units": [],
        "base-units-expression": "",
        "scale": {
            "exponent": 9
        }
    },
    "x-optimade-definition": {
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        "kind": "prefix",
        "format": "1.2",
        "version": "1.2.0",
        "name": "giga"
    }
}