Simple Model of Charges in an Insulator
  • Note that the motion of the positive charges is not shown since it is quite small compared to the motion of the negative charges.
  • Note also that the charges are not drawn to scale. Negative charges are much smaller than positive charges.
  • Finally focus on the motion of the negative charges (the blue ones.) They randomly move around the positive charges while remaining close to those positive charges.
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Authored by Taha Mzoughi,
based on Wolfgang Christian's PhysLets and inspired by Part of the code was from Andrew Duffy's simulation.