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Boltzmann's constant

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Homework Statement


Using h=6.6E23, show that k (Boltzmann constant) = 0.71 cm-1 deg-1? (




Homework Equations



E = kT
E = hv

...?

The Attempt at a Solution


The only approach I can think of is:

1. E = hv
2. kT = hv
3. k = hv/T
4. Since v = c/lambda, k = hc/(lambda)T

But, I am stuck at the step above...
 

Answers and Replies

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h=6.6E23
sure
??
 
  • #3
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I believe it's

[tex]E = kT = hf = (hc)/\lambda[/tex]
then
[tex]1/(T\lambda)=k/(hc)[/tex]
 
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