conducting electron in a metal


It Can Run, But Not Too Far...

a: Conducting electron in a metal ~
b: a racing dog fenced in a pasture

What: A conducting electron in a metal is like a racing dog fenced in a pasture. They are free to roam around as much as they want and can run the entire length, width, and depth of the metal on a whim.

Writer: Glenn Elert
Date: Aug 1 2013 3:10 PM

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