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Resistance governed by the speed of the electron?

  1. Mar 21, 2015 #1
    a while ago someone posted a fun question

    calculate the resistance from two points on a grid of resistors going into infinity, now I know the immediate nodes determine the simple resistances between two points but the hard part is calculating the in-between resistances but if the grid stretches out to infinity the in-between resistances should be zero converging to infinity, then shouldn't the in-between resistances then depend on the speed of the electron?

    tell me if I'm on the right path.
     
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  3. Mar 21, 2015 #2

    phinds

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    You might find it informative to Google "drift velocity".
     
  4. Mar 22, 2015 #3

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    Why is this in GD?

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