Convert Barns (b) to Hectares (ha) | b in ha

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This quick and easy calculator will convert Barns (b) to Hectares (ha) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

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Quick Reference for Converting Barns to Hectares

ha = b / 1.0E+32
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Hectares, divide the number of Barns by 1.0E+20 trillion
Barns (b) in 1 Hectare
There are 1.0E+32 Barns in 1 Hectare
Hectares (ha) in 1 barn
There are 0 Hectares in 1 barn

Unit Information

Symbol: b
Unit System: Particle Physics

What is the barn?

The barn is a unit of area and is used in particle physics with the symbol b.

It represents approximately the area of the cross-section of a uraneum nucleus, so is very small compared to most other recognised units of area.

It is also used to measure the interaction of a nucleus with an electric field gradient in nuclear quadrupole and magnetic resonance.

Symbol: ha
Unit System: Non-SI Metric

What is the Hectare?

The hectare is a unit of area and is a non-SI but metric unit with the symbol ha.

It represents the area equal to that of a square with edges 100m long (ie 1hm² or 10,000m²). This is the equivalent to about 2.47 acres.

Its size is down to its use primary use; that for measuring the size of land.

Conversion Tables for Barns (b) to Hectares (ha)