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Boltzmann constant

(bolts'mahn),
the gas constant divided by the Avogadro number; 1.380658 × 10-23 J · K-1.

Boltzmann constant

A physical constant which links a particle’s energy with temperature.

Boltzmann,

Ludwig, Austrian physicist who founded branch of physics known as statistical mechanics, 1844-1906.
Boltzmann constant
Boltzmann distribution
Boltzmann equation
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where [A.sub.f] is the acceleration factor, [E.sub.a] is the activation energy (in eV), k is Boltzman's constant (in eV), [T.sub.u] is the temperature of the normal environment and [T.sub.t] is the elevated temperature.
where M is the mass of the particle, k is Boltzman's constant, and T is the temperature.
[I.sub.N] is the noise generated by an ideal metallic resistance, k is Boltzman's constant, T is absolute temperature, R is the resistance in ohms, and F is the bandwidth of the measuring circuitry in Hz.
* k is Boltzman's constant (1.38 x 10-23 Joule/[degrees] K)
5), f = 2k[Tb.sup.2]r, (6) where k = Boltzman's constant; T = absolute temperature; [b.sup.2] [equivalent] 3/2[nl.sup.2]
Blackbody radiation and the loss of universality: implications for Planck's formulation and Boltzman's constant. Prog.