# Joules To Mega Electron Volts Conversion

J

1 J = 6.241509074461e+12 MeV

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## How to convert joules to mega electron volts (J to MeV)

The formula for converting joules to mega electron volts is: MeV = J × 6241509074461. To calculate the joule value in mega electron volts first substitute the joule value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 joule in mega electron volts we follow these steps:

MeV = J × 6241509074461

MeV = 1 × 6241509074461

MeV = 6241509074461

In other words, 1 joule is equal to 6241509074461 mega electron volts.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 2 joules to mega electron volts is:

1. Understand the conversion formula: MeV = J × 6241509074461
2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 2 for J so the formula becomes: MeV = 2 × 6241509074461
3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 2 × 6241509074461 = 1.2483018148922e+13 MeV

In summary, 2 joules is equal to 1.2483018148922e+13 mega electron volts.

## Converting mega electron volts to joules

In order to convert the other way around i.e. mega electron volts to joules, you would use the following formula: J = MeV × 1.602176487e-13. To convert mega electron volts to joules first substitute the mega electron volt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 mega electron volt in joules we follow these steps:

J = MeV × 1.602176487e-13

J = 1 × 1.602176487e-13

J = 0.0000000000001602176487

Or in other words, 1 mega electron volt is equal to 0.0000000000001602176487 joules.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Joule?

A joule (J) is the standard unit of energy in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as the amount of work done when a force of one newton is applied over a distance of one meter in the direction of the force. In other words, one joule is equal to the energy transferred when one watt of power is dissipated for one second.
Mathematically, 1 joule is equal to 1 N × 1 m, or 1 kg × m2/s2 in terms of mass, length, and time.
Joules are a versatile unit of measurement used not only in physics but also in various fields including engineering, chemistry, and biology to quantify energy, work, and heat. For example, it's commonly used to express the energy content of foods, the capacity of batteries, and the energy output of electronic devices.

### What is a Mega Electron Volt?

A mega electron volt (MeV) is a unit of energy used in particle physics, nuclear physics, and related fields. It is equal to one million electron volts (eV). Mega electron volts are often used to describe the energy of subatomic particles and electromagnetic radiation, particularly in high-energy physics experiments and medical applications.
Mathematically, 1 mega electron volt is equal to 1,000,000 electron volts or1×106 eV. MeV is a convenient unit for expressing the energies of particles and radiation at the atomic and subatomic scale. For example, the rest mass energy of a proton is approximately 938 MeV.
The prefix "mega-" signifies a factor of one million, so a mega electron volt represents a very large amount of energy compared to a single electron volt.

## Joules To Mega Electron Volts Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common joules to mega electron volts conversion values.

Joules (J)Mega Electron Volt (MeV)
1 J6.241509074461e+12 MeV
2 J1.2483018148922e+13 MeV
3 J1.8724527223383e+13 MeV
4 J2.4966036297844e+13 MeV
5 J3.1207545372305e+13 MeV
6 J3.7449054446766e+13 MeV
7 J4.3690563521227e+13 MeV
8 J4.9932072595688e+13 MeV
9 J5.6173581670149e+13 MeV
10 J6.241509074461e+13 MeV
11 J6.8656599819071e+13 MeV
12 J7.4898108893532e+13 MeV
13 J8.1139617967993e+13 MeV

## Other Common JouleConversions

Below is a table of common conversions from joules to other energy units.

ConversionResult
1 joule in kilowatt hours0.00000027777777777778 kWh