# Units¶

In OSCARS SI units are used with a few exceptions where useful for the scientist. Units in the documentation as well as code are always written with square brackets e.g. [m] for meters. Below is a list of units used and their meanings.

Units used
Symbol Units Quantity Description
[m] meter length
[m] meter time time multiplied by the speed of light
[T] tesla magnetic field
[V/m] volts per meter electric field
[GeV] giga-electron volt energy $$1e^9 \times [eV]$$