When released from rest nega1ve charges will

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Unformatted text preview: q ΔV –  Both electric poten1al energy and poten1al difference are scalar quan11es. –  Units of poten1al difference V = J/C •  A special case occurs when there is a uniform electric field. –  ΔV = - Ex Δx Poten1al Energy Compared to Poten1al •  Electric poten1al is characteris1c of the field only. –  Independent of any test charge that may be placed in the field •  Electric poten1al energy is characteris1c of the c...
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