The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.[1] It is named after the Italian physicist Alessandro Volta (1745–1827).

Josephson voltage standard chip developed by the National Bureau of Standards as a standard volt
General information
Unit systemSI derived unit
Unit ofElectric potential, electromotive force
Named afterAlessandro Volta
In SI base units:kg·m2·s−3·A−1