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Electron volts

  1. Mar 10, 2005 #1
    This is probably a stupid question, but how do you covert a potential difference measured in volts to electron volts? Do you just multiply the volts by e= 1.60e-19 C?
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  3. Mar 10, 2005 #2


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    You measuring 2 different things/physical quantities:ENERGY VS. ELECTRIC POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE...There's no conversion...

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