I am reading an article about Permutation glass by Mobolaji Williams and not sure about the unit (value/dimension) of energy on Fig.3. If $k_BT_c$ is measured in Joules, then I am not totally sure about the values for $T_c$, ie the temperature is too large. Any explanations are highly welcomed. enter image description here

  • $\begingroup$ I’d guess electron-volts, but it’s pretty sloppy for the author not to mention the units. $\endgroup$
    – G. Smith
    Aug 20, 2019 at 20:55
  • $\begingroup$ @G. Smith Well, if it's in ev, then the temperature is about ~1000K. I'm not sure if it is reasonable for a such system or not? $\endgroup$ Aug 21, 2019 at 5:21
  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, I have no idea. I’m disappointed to see that the referees at PRE didn’t catch this. $\endgroup$
    – G. Smith
    Aug 21, 2019 at 5:35
  • $\begingroup$ I see. May I ask you a few question about physics offline and how? $\endgroup$ Aug 21, 2019 at 18:00
  • $\begingroup$ I don’t know anything about permutation glass and almost nothing about solid-state physics. Would it not make sense to simply post more questions? $\endgroup$
    – G. Smith
    Aug 21, 2019 at 18:55


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