›› Convert picojoule to erg


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How many picojoule in 1 erg? The answer is 100000.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 1000000000000 picojoule, or 10000000 erg.
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›› Definition: Picojoule

The SI prefix "pico" represents a factor of 10-12, or in exponential notation, 1E-12.

So 1 picojoule = 10-12 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).

›› Definition: Erg

An erg is the unit of energy and mechanical work in the centimetre-gram-second (CGS) system of units, symbol "erg". Its name is derived from the Greek word meaning "work".

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