Full name: electronvolt
Plural form: electronvolts
Alternate spelling: electron volts
Category type: energy
Scale factor: 1.6021773E-19
The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 6.24150647996E+18 electronvolt.
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In physics, the electron volt (eV) is a unit of energy. By definition, it is equal to the amount of kinetic energy gained by a single unbound electron when it accelerates through an electrostatic potential difference of one volt.