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The Boltzmann constant k has the SI unit [J·K^{-1}] (IUPAC), but more strictly the units for energy per particles per temperature is [J·x^{-1}·K^{-1}].
k = f·e^{-1}, the electrochemical constant f times the elementary charge e.
k = R·N_{A}^{-1}, the gas constant R divided by the Avogadro constant N_{A}.
Abbreviation: k [J·x^{-1}·K^{-1}]
Reference: Bureau International des Poids et Mesures 2019 The International System of Units (SI)
Communicated by Gnaiger E (2018-10-18) last update 2020-11-24
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Quantity name Symbol Unit name Symbol Comment elementary U_{X} elementary unit [x] U_{X}, U_{B}; [x] not in SI count N_{X} elementary unit [x] N_{X}, N_{B}; [x] not in SI number N - dimensionless = N_{X}·U_{X}^{-1} amount of substance n_{B} mole [mol] n_{X}, n_{B} electric current I ampere [A] A = C·s^{-1} time t second [s] length l meter [m] SI: metre mass m kilogram [kg] thermodynamic temperature T kelvin [K] luminous intensity I_{V} candela [cd]
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- Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (2019) The International System of Units (SI). 9th edition:117-216 ISBN 978-92-822-2272-0. - »Bioblast link«
- Gnaiger E (2020) Mitochondrial pathways and respiratory control. An introduction to OXPHOS analysis. 5th ed. Bioenerg Commun 2020.2 - »Bioblast link«
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