Particle Physics

Why do protons move away from high voltage?

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2008-02-19 10:50:22

Protons respond to any voltage, and moreso to high voltage. If a

proton is moving away from high voltage, it must be because the

high voltage source is positive. A positive will repel a positive.

Certainly if the high voltage was negative, the proton would be

moving toward the source. The basic laws of electrostatics


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