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I Which creates an electric field -- charge or a charged particle?

  1. Jan 13, 2018 #1
    wich creates an electric field charge or a charged particle (electron)
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  3. Jan 13, 2018 #2


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    A charged particle, not necessarily an electron.
  4. Jan 13, 2018 #3


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    You can not separate "charge" from "charged particles". You can not have charge without particles.
  5. Jan 13, 2018 #4


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    Ignoring exotic many-body effects, where have you encountered a charge that isn't associated with a particle?

  6. Jan 13, 2018 #5
    The concept of a field is a mathematical construct to aid in describing particle behavior.
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