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This article is a progressive and labeled list of the SI charge orders of magnitude, with certain examples appended to some list objects.

List of orders of magnitude for electric charge
SI prefix[1] Value Item
10−21 zepto- (zC)
10−20 −5.34×10−20 C (−1/3 e) – Charge of down, strange and bottom quarks[2]
10−19 1.068×10−19 C (2/3 e)—Charge of up, charm and top quarks[2]
1.602×10−19 C The elementary charge e, i.e. the negative charge on a single electron or the positive charge on a single proton[3]
10−18 atto- (aC) ~1.8755×10−18 C Planck charge[4][5]
10−17 1.473×10−17 C (92 e) – Positive charge on a uranium nucleus (derived: 92 x 1.602×10−19 C)
10−16 1.344×10−16 C Charge on a dust particle in a plasma[6]
10−15 femto- (fC) 1×10−15 C Charge on a typical dust particle
10−12 pico- (pC) 1×10−12 C Charge in typical microwave frequency capacitors
10−9 nano- (nC) 1×10−9 C Charge in typical radio frequency capacitors
10−6 micro- (μC) 1×10−6 C Charge in typical audio frequency capacitors
~ 1×10−6 C Static electricity from rubbing materials together[7]
10−3 milli- (mC) 1×10−3 C Charge in typical power supply capacitors
2.1×10−3 C Charge in CH85-2100-105 high voltage capacitor for microwaves[8]
100 C 1×100 C Two like charges, each of 1 C, placed one meter apart, would experience a repulsive force of approximately 9×109 N[9]
3.16×100 C Supercapacitor for real-time clock (RTC) [10] (1F x 3.6V)
101 deca- (daC) 2.6×101 C Charge in a typical thundercloud (15–350 C)[11]
103 kilo- (kC) 5×103 C Typical alkaline AA battery is about 5000 C ≈ 1.4 A⋅h[12]
104 ~9.65×104 C Charge on one mole of electrons (Faraday constant)[13]
105 1.8×105 C Automotive battery charge. 50Ah = 1.8×105 C
106 mega- (MC) 10.72×106 C Charge needed to produce 1 kg of aluminium from bauxite in an electrolytic cell[14]
108 5.9×108 C Charge in world's largest battery bank (36 MWh), assuming 220 VAC output[15]


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Planck Units
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