[lug] Google

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Sun Sep 21 16:21:30 MDT 2003

The Matt wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-09-21 at 15:30, Jeffrey Siegal wrote:
>>The Matt wrote:
>>>In re the conversions, for what I'm guessing is an exec of units, I
>>>still can't get the calculator to convert in energies.  You know "N meV
>>>in hartrees" or the like.
>>It does know "million electron volts" but not "mev" and it doesn't seem 
>>to know hartrees.
> Actually, it does know meV (milli-, I work with diatomic molecules, not
> exploding nuclei :).  Enter in, say, 1.5 meV and it comes out with
> millielectronvolts in Joules.  I am impressed it catches the case of the
> prefix.

Ah, it catches the case of the base unit as well as the prefix.  That's 
why it didn't recognize "mev" when I tried it (but does recognize the 
corerct "meV").

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