electric force


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electric force

The force existing between bodies bearing electric charges that are not equal. Bodies with unlike charges experience mutual attraction; those with like charges repel mutually.
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Applying Newton's 2nd law to the case of an oil drop moving under the action of gravity, an electric force, and subjected to a drag force gives
To obtain the optimal cluster centers, the CPs uses resultant electric force (attracting force vector), mass and moving probability of particles and cluster centers.
The solution flow rate compensates the amount of liquid jetted by the electric force.
Under a high voltage, these spikes concentrate electric force, thus intensifying the perturbations to form "Taylor cones.
Topics include light emission in aperiodic Thue-Morse dielectrics, development of a SiGe quantum cascade laser, electric force microscopy of individually charged silicon nanoparticles, surface cusp formation in silicon homoepitaxy, and optical activation of nanowires using Er-doped sol-gel derived silica.
In this new state, the electric force would switch off and all would be dark, matter would disintegrate because atoms are held together by the electric force, and human life would be extinguished at the speed of light.
A NIST scientist and collaborators in Japan and Taiwan have realized significant improvements in the performance and sensitivity of electric force microscopy for nanoelectronic device characterization.
Applications of Electric Force Microscopy and Surface Potential Imaging
While the force of gravity is trying to hold the atmosphere on the planet, the electric force (the same force that sticks laundry together in a drier and pushes electricity through wires) can help to push the upper layers of the atmosphere off into space.
Increasing spinning distance results in reduction of electric force and an increase in polymer solution concentration results in higher visco-elastic forces which restrict stretching of polymer solution jets leading to the formation of thicker fibers.
Newton's law of gravity and Coulomb's law of electric force were classically unified into a single expression of the interaction between the complex energies of two electrically charged particles.
As the field then rotates, slowly at first and then rapidly, its electric force makes the molecule spin along with it.