 # Value of Electron

## What is the Value of Electrons?

An electron is a subatomic particle commonly represented as e or e. It possesses negative polarity. An electron inherits the properties like – Charge, Mass, Spin, etc. The values of electrons imply the value of the charge of an electron, the mass of the electron, and a quantum mechanical property- spin of the electron along with corresponding units.

### Charge of Electron

The electric charge by an Electron is the unit elementary negative charge. The value is:

e = 1.60217662 × 10-19 coulombs

The charge of an electron is responsible for the electric charge.

### Mass of Electron

The mass of an electron is 1/1836 of proton mass. The value of electron mass is:

me = 9.10938356 × 10-31 kilograms

The values of charge and mass of electrons are commonly used in solving problems in physics.

### Electron Spin

Spin or angular momentum is an intrinsic quantum mechanical property of subatomic particles. The spin of an electron is half-integral values:

s = ½

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### Summary:

The table given below comprises the Mass, Charge and Spin value of electrons along with units.

 Value of electron Unit Electron charge 1.60217662 × 10-19 Coulombs Electron charge in eV 1.60217662 × 10-19 Joule Electron mass 9.10938356 × 10-31 Kg Electron mass in amu 0.00054858 Atomic Mass Unit(amu) Electron Spin ½

## Watch the video and learn about the discovery of electrons. Hope you have learnt the value of electrons, like- The mass of electrons in Kilograms as well as in amu. The charge of the electron in Coulombs and eV. The value of electron spin.

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