standard equilibrium constant, \(K^{\unicode{x26ac}}\), K

Synonym: thermodynamic equilibrium constant
Quantity defined by K° = e- Δ r G° / R T where Δ r G° is the standard reaction Gibbs energy, R the gas constant and T the thermodynamic temperature. Some chemists prefer the name thermodynamic equilibrium constant and the symbol K.
Green Book, 2nd ed., p. 50 (
See also:
PAC, 1994, 66, 533. 'Standard quantities in chemical thermodynamics. Fugacities, activities and equilibrium constants for pure and mixed phases (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 548 (