›› Convert electronvolt to kilojoule


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How many eV in 1 kJ? The answer is 6.2415064799632E+21.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 6.2415064799632E+18 eV, or 0.001 kJ.
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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.


›› Definition: Kilojoule

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilojoule = 103 joules.

The definition of a joule is as follows:

The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).


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