Metals

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Samantha Jimenez 4k
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Metals

Postby Samantha Jimenez 4k » Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:33 am

Why is it that metals are better conductors of electricity????

Patrick Cai 1L
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Re: Metals

Postby Patrick Cai 1L » Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:55 am

Metals pack together in lattices that have delocalized electrons amongst positively charged nuclei, resembling a "sea of electrons". This phenomenon allows for conductance of electrons and thus current.

MadisonB
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Re: Metals

Postby MadisonB » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:05 am

the lattice structure and delocalization of electrons


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