Boltzmann's constant


Definition of Boltzmann's constant

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of boltzmann's constant

after Ludwig Boltzmann †1906 Austrian physicist

First Known Use: 1914

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