Silicon and germanium are examples of semiconductors

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Unformatted text preview: is the Coulomb (C) •  e = 1.6 x 10- 19 C Conductors Conductors are materials in which the electric charges move freely in response to an electric force. Copper, aluminum and silver are good conductors. When a conductor is charged in a small region, the charge readily distributes itself over the en2re surface of the material. Insulators Insulators are materials in which electric charges do not move freely. Glass and rubber are examples of insulators. When insulators are charged by rubbing, only the rubbed area becomes charged. There is no tendency for the charge to move into ot...
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