Boltzmann constant

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Symbol k. The ratio of the universal gas constant (R) to the Avogadro constant (NA). It may be thought of therefore as the gas constant per molecule:k = R/NA = 1.380 658(12) × 10−23 J K−1 It is named after Ludwig Boltzmann.

k = R/NA = 1.380 658(12) × 10−23 J K−1

Subjects: Chemistry — Astronomy and Astrophysics.

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