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The compound derived CGS unit, the maxwell, abbreviated as Mx, is the unit for the magnetic flux. The unit was previously called a line. The unit name honors James Clerk Maxwell, who presented the unified theory of electromagnetism.

1 maxwell = 1 gauss * cm2 = 10–8 weber

In a magnetic field of strength one gauss, one maxwell is the total flux across a surface of one square centimeter perpendicular to the field.

Maxwell can also refer to:

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