Notices
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: ELectron temperature

  1. #1 ELectron temperature 
    Forum Freshman
    Join Date
    Apr 2019
    Posts
    15
    If i take a macroscopic object, i can define a temperature for it, that is the level of heat inside . Can we define a temperature the same manner the temperature for an electron ?

    Thank u


    Reply With Quote  
     

  2.  
     

  3. #2  
    Bullshit Intolerant PhDemon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
    Posts
    5,159
    No, temperature is a statistical thing, talking about the temperature of a single particle is meaningless.


    Reply With Quote  
     

  4. #3  
    Forum Professor
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    New York State
    Posts
    1,030
    The only thing you can define is the energy of the electron in a particular coordinate system.
    Reply With Quote  
     

Similar Threads

  1. Temperature of a vacuum?
    By Knifez in forum Physics
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: February 6th, 2013, 05:32 PM
  2. Heat and temperature
    By Chomprolosis in forum Chemistry
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: November 12th, 2012, 04:06 AM
  3. Temperature and Electrolysis
    By jonc in forum Chemistry
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: November 6th, 2009, 04:12 AM
  4. temperature
    By pipogol in forum Earth Sciences
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: January 16th, 2007, 01:57 AM
  5. temperature
    By eluder in forum Astronomy & Cosmology
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: April 10th, 2006, 02:28 PM
Bookmarks
Bookmarks
Posting Permissions
  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •