An electric current is a flow of electric charge. In electric circuits this charge is
often carried by moving electrons in a wire. ... A flow of positive charges gives the
same electric current, and...
Current is the movement of positive charges called electrons? ... What is an atom
called that has a positive or negative charge as a result of gaininh or losing ...
No, an electric current is either:the movement along a conductor - or a
semiconductor - of negative charges which are called electrons or the movement.
The rate of flow of electric charge is called electric current and is measured in ...
the electron, but exactly the same size charge, only positive rather than negative.
Jan 17, 2014 ... But why can't the whole positively charged atom move? .... Movement of positive
ions do constitute a current in many situations. ... the motions of electrons about
the nucleus generates the forces, called Van der Waals forces, ...
This is why electrons are said to have a negative charge: because Franklin ... and
so objects he called “negative” (representing a deficiency of charge) actually ...
with “positive” referring to a surplus of charge, and label charge flow (current) ...
Teachers promote the (wrong?) idea that electric current is a flow of positive
particles ... that "Electricity" is made of negatively-charged particles called
For the matter that has a balanced the number of protons and electrons, positive
charge force and negative charge force are balanced. It is called neutral state of ...
The key concept with charge is that it can come in two types: positive (+) or ...
Electrons always carry a negative charge, while protons are always ... This chain
effect can continue on and on to create a flow of electrons called electric current.
Feb 27, 2009 ... And electrons do get pulled towards the positive charge, like you say. But we
define electric current to be the opposite direction of electron flow. There's some
... There are not any subatomic particles called holes. Electron ...