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Boltzmann constant

(relates particle energy with temperature)

The Boltzmann constant is a physical constant relating individual-particle kinetic energy to temperature. It is the gas constant divided by the Avogadro constant. Its value is 1.3806488 × 10-16 erg/K.


Referenced by:
antenna temperature
beta (β)
black-body radiation
Boltzmann equation
Jeans length
Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution
noise temperature
partition function (Z)
Planck function
Saha equation
Stefan-Boltzmann constant (σ)