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What does EV stand for?

EV stands for Electron Volt

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Visible light has an energy range of between two and three electron volts and these were in the millions to billions of electron volts," astrophysicist Frank Reddy of US space agency NASA told AFP.
The most plausible explanation for the high energy is that protons bouncing back and forth between the two stellar winds attain energies of at least 10 trillion electron volts.
As of early August, the new collider was up to 130 billion electron volts (GEV) per nucleon pair, or some two-thirds of its intended top energy.