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Unformatted text preview: charge e = 1.6 x 10-19 C (Coulumb) Example: How many electrons do you have to collect such that the net charge of the system is -1C? Monday, September 9, 13 Electric Charge • Every fundamental particle (quarks, electrons, neutrinos, photon, Higgs, etc.) has a certain amount of electric charge (can be zero) • Quantization of charge: charge of any particle is some integer multiple of the “fundamental” charge e = 1.6 x 10-19 C (Coulumb) Example: How many electrons do you have to collect such that the net charge of th...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2014 for the course PHYSICS 152 taught by Professor Brar during the Fall '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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