electronvolt

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electronvolt

(ɪˌlɛktrɒnˈvəʊlt)
n
(Units) a unit of energy equal to the work done on an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt. 1 electronvolt is equivalent to 1.602 × 10–19 joule. Symbol: eV

electronvolt

(eV) A unit of energy representing the energy acquired by an electron in passing through a potential difference of 1 volt. 1 eV = (1.6 ± 0.000 07) x 10-19 J.
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511 megaelectronvolts (MeV) - the energy signature you'd expect to see from positrons and electrons after a nuclear reaction.
60] se desintegra con una vida media constante de 5, 26 anos, emitiendo un electron y 2 fotones con energia promedio de de 1, 25 megaelectronVolts (MeV), transformandose en Niquel 60 ([Ni.
Soon after, they calculated that the lightest glueball would have a mass (expressed in energy units) of about 1,707 megaelectronvolts (MeV).