What is Electron Volt ?

Asked by  | 11th Jun, 2008, 05:01: PM

Expert Answer:

1 electron volt = 1.60217646 × 10-19 joules

The electronvolt (symbol eV) is a unit of energy. It is the amount of energy equivalent to that gained by a single unbound electron when it is accelerated through an electrostatic potential difference of one volt, in a vacuum

Answered by  | 11th Jun, 2008, 11:38: PM

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