Thread: Atomic Units
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Mar12-11, 07:13 PM
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Quote Quote by brydustin View Post
Well, for example, how would you define a Kelvin temperature in atomic units?
For example, what would the room temperature be in atomic units. Of course, I've already seen this wikipedia article; but it means nothing to me.

To say that temperature is defined as:

T_A = {m_e e^4} / {\hbar^2 (4 \pi \epsilon_0)^2 k_B}

means a lot of nothing to me,because I don't see how the temperature can change if all the values in the equation are 1 anyway.
from the table in the link, kelvin =1/3.1577e5 atomic unit of temp