Boltzmann's constant


Definition of Boltzmann's constant

: the ideal gas constant per molecule being the ratio of the molar gas constant to the number of molecules of a substance in a gram molecule and having a value of about 1.38065×10−23 joules per kelvin

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First Known Use of Boltzmann's constant

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Boltzmann's constant

after Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist

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