Boltzmann constant

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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 [PI] is a variable that depends on crystallization regime and is equal to 4 for regimes I (high temperatures) and III (low temperatures) and values 2 in regime II (intermediate temperatures), [b.sub.o] is the thickness of the stem added on the substrate, [sigma] is the lateral surface free energy, [[sigma].sub.e] is the fold surface free energy, [DELTA][H.sup.o.sub.m] is the enthalpy of fusion, and k is the Boltzman constant (18).
Note that [C.sub.R] = nk[theta], were k is the Boltzman constant. [theta] is the temperature and n is the number of chains per unit volume.
where [Gamma] is the interfacial tension, [Chi] is the Flory-Huggins interaction parameter between the corresponding monomers, T is the temperature, k is the Boltzman constant, b is the effective length of the monomer units and [[Rho].sub.o] is the monomer density at the interface.