Re: [SI-LIST] : Speed of electron & Speed of signal on the trace

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From: Juergen Hannappel (hannappe@physik.uni-bonn.de)
Date: Thu Mar 15 2001 - 06:48:42 PST


Mike LaBonte <mike@labonte.com> writes:

[...]

>
> Of course electrons "shove" by means of nuclear force. But the point is
                                          ^^^^^^^

Not at all! The electrons are not subject to the strong interaction
(if you mean that by "nuclear force"). The only interaction that
matters here is the electromagnetic interaction, wich propagates at
the speed of light, of course, because light is nothing but
electromagnetic field particles.

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