›› Measurement unit: electronvolt

Full name: electronvolt

Plural form: electronvolts

Symbol: eV

Alternate spelling: electron volts

Category type: energy

Scale factor: 1.6021773E-19


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›› SI unit: joule

The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 6.24150647996E+18 electronvolt.


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›› Definition: Electron volt

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.


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