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Resistance as density

  1. Mar 10, 2008 #1
    Could resistance be seen as an electrical density of the material???
    More the resistance more the obstruction offered to the flow of current just as the refractive index obstructs the flow of light through the medium.
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  3. Mar 10, 2008 #2


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    No. You need to pick up a solid state physics text and look at the simplest model - the Drude model - of electrical transport.
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