Ampere is the base unit of ‘Electric Current’ which is one of the fundamental quantities, as defined by the International System of Units. Ampere or ‘Amp’ as it is often shortened and called has been named French Mathematician and Physicist, André-Marie Ampère who is often hailed as the father of electrodynamics.

One Ampere is defined as the constant current which, if maintained in two straight parallel conductors of infinite length, of negligible circular cross-section, and placed one metre apart in vacuum, would produce between these conductors a force equal to 2×10?7 newtons per metre of length. This is the current definition and will hold true till 20th May 2019 where a new definition will be made applicable in terms of invariant constants of nature.

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