Einstein characteristic temperature

Einstein characteristic temperature

[¦īn‚stīn ‚kar·ik·tə¦ris·tik ′tem·prə·chər]
(solid-state physics)
A temperature, characteristic of a substance, that appears in Einstein's equation for specific heat; it is equal to the product of Planck's constant and the Einstein frequency divided by Boltzmann's constant.
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