## ››Convert electronvolt to joule

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How many electron volt in 1 joule? The answer is 6.2415064799632E+18.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 electron volt is equal to 1.6021773E-19 joule.
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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: Joule

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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