Picoamp is a derived term of ampere.
As nouns the difference between picoamp and ampere
is that
picoamp is one million millionth (10
^{12}) of an ampere symbol: pa while
ampere is a unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the international system of units abbreviation: amp, symbol: a.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
picoamp English
Alternative forms
* picoamp
Noun
( en noun)
One million millionth (10^{12}) of an ampere. Symbol: pA.

ampere Alternative forms
* , amp, A
Noun
( en noun)
A unit of electrical current, the standard base unit in the International System of Units. Abbreviation: amp, Symbol: A
 Definition: The ampere is that constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular crosssection, and placed 1 metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2 x 10–7 newton per metre of length. (
The International Bureau of Weights and Measures )
Derived terms
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* milliamp
* microamp
* nanoamp
* picoamp
