Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Why is Plasma a good conductor of electricity?

  1. Nov 15, 2015 #1
    What gives it this property?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 15, 2015 #2

    Dale

    Staff: Mentor

    The charge carriers are not stuck. They can easily move around.
     
  4. Nov 15, 2015 #3

    fresh_42

    Staff: Mentor

    kind of a hippie party if there weren't the magnetic field holding the plasma together :wink:
     
  5. Nov 17, 2015 #4
    Thank you very much for all your help!
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Why is Plasma a good conductor of electricity?
  1. Air plasma conductor (Replies: 1)

  2. Plasma as conductor (Replies: 1)

Loading...