A synonym for cycles per second.
Rudolf 1857-94, German physicist. He confirmed James
Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory and produced
and studied electromagnetic waves, which he showed
are long transverse waves that travel at the speed
of light and can be reflected, refracted, and polarized
like light. The unit of frequency, the hertz, is named
In electrical/electronic applications with
alternating current, a unit of frequency where 1Hz
equal one cycle per second.