[Value of µF] = [Value of dF] * 100000
[Value of dF] = [Value of µF] / 100000
A decifarad (dF) is a unit of capacitance in the field of electronics and electrical engineering. Capacitance is the ability of a component or circuit to store electrical charge when a voltage is applied across it.
The term "decifarad" is derived from "deci", which is a metric prefix representing 1/10, and "farad", which is the standard unit of capacitance. Therefore, 1 decifarad (dF) is equal to 0.1 farads or 100,000 microfarads (µF).
However, decifarad (dF) is not commonly used in practice. Instead, farad (F), millifarad (mF), microfarad (µF), nanofarad (nF), and picofarad (pF) are more widely used as capacitance units to suit the different magnitudes of capacitors found in electronic and electrical systems.
A microfarad (µF) is a unit of capacitance in the field of electronics and electrical engineering. Capacitance is the ability of a component or system to store electric charge, typically associated with capacitors. The symbol for microfarad is µF, which represents one millionth (1x10^-6) of a farad (F), the unit of capacitance in the International System of Units (SI).
In simple terms, a capacitor with capacitance of 1 µF can store 1 micro-coulomb (µC) of electric charge when the voltage across it is 1 volt. Capacitors with larger capacitance values can store more electric charge or handle higher voltage ratings. Microfarad is a commonly used unit for capacitors, especially in electronic circuits and devices.
dF and µF Conversion Mapping Table