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21 Insulators and Conductors ! The electronic structure of materials determines their ability to conduct electricity “Conducting electricity” means the transport of electrons ! Materials that conduct electricity well are called conductors Electrons can move freely (i.e., some , very few, of the electrons) Metals Water with dissolved materials
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This note was uploaded on 11/30/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Fall '10 term at Purdue.

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