Kiloelectronvolts to Joules Converter

Enter the energy in kiloelectronvolts below to get the value converted to joules.


Result in Joules:

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1 keV = 1.6022E-16 J
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How to Convert Kiloelectronvolts to Joules

To convert a measurement in kiloelectronvolts to a measurement in joules, divide the energy by the following conversion ratio: 6.2415E+15 kiloelectronvolts/joule.

Since one joule is equal to 6.2415E+15 kiloelectronvolts, you can use this simple formula to convert:

joules = kiloelectronvolts ÷ 6.2415E+15

The energy in joules is equal to the energy in kiloelectronvolts divided by 6.2415E+15.

For example, here's how to convert 5.0E+15 kiloelectronvolts to joules using the formula above.
joules = (5.0E+15 keV ÷ 6.2415E+15) = 0.801088 J

Kiloelectronvolts and joules are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

What Is a Kiloelectronvolt?

Kiloelectronvolts can be abbreviated as keV; for example, 1 kiloelectronvolt can be written as 1 keV.

Learn more about kiloelectronvolts.

What Is a Joule?

The joule is the energy equal to the force on an object of one newton at a distance of one meter.[1] One joule is equal to the heat energy dissipated by the current of one ampere through one ohm of resistance for one second.

One joule is also equal to the energy needed to move an electric charge of one coulomb through a potential difference of one volt. In addition, one joule is also equal to the one watt-second.

The joule is the SI derived unit for energy in the metric system. Joules can be abbreviated as J; for example, 1 joule can be written as 1 J.

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Kiloelectronvolt to Joule Conversion Table

Table showing various kiloelectronvolt measurements converted to joules.
Kiloelectronvolts Joules
1 keV 0.00000000000000016022 J
2 keV 0.00000000000000032044 J
3 keV 0.00000000000000048065 J
4 keV 0.00000000000000064087 J
5 keV 0.00000000000000080109 J
6 keV 0.00000000000000096131 J
7 keV 0.0000000000000011215 J
8 keV 0.0000000000000012817 J
9 keV 0.000000000000001442 J
10 keV 0.0000000000000016022 J
100 keV 0.000000000000016022 J
1,000 keV 0.00000000000016022 J
10,000 keV 0.0000000000016022 J
100,000 keV 0.000000000016022 J
1,000,000 keV 0.00000000016022 J
10,000,000 keV 0.0000000016022 J
100,000,000 keV 0.000000016022 J
1,000,000,000 keV 0.00000016022 J
10,000,000,000 keV 0.0000016022 J
100,000,000,000 keV 0.000016022 J
1,000,000,000,000 keV 0.00016 J
10,000,000,000,000 keV 0.001602 J
100,000,000,000,000 keV 0.016022 J
1,000,000,000,000,000 keV 0.160218 J
10,000,000,000,000,000 keV 1.6022 J


  1. International Bureau of Weights and Measures, The International System of Units, 9th Edition, 2019,

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