Unit cV
Name centivolt
Category Electric Potential
Details A centivolt (cV) is a unit of electric potential or voltage, which is a measure of the electric potential energy per unit charge in an electrical circuit or device. It is derived from the base unit of voltage, the volt (V), and is equal to one hundredth (1/100) or 0.01 volts.

In the context of electric potential, it is used to describe small potential differences or voltage levels within electronic circuits or devices, which can be necessary for the function and performance of those systems. While not as commonly used as units like volts or millivolts, centivolts can still provide a useful measurement for specific applications in fields such as electronics, sensor technologies, and electrochemistry.