conservation of charge


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conservation of charge

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A principle stating that the total electric charge of an isolated system remains constant regardless of changes within the system.

conservation of charge

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(General Physics) the principle that the total charge of any isolated system is constant and independent of changes that take place within the system
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Noun1.conservation of charge - the principle that the total electric charge of a system remains constant despite changes inside the system
conservation - (physics) the maintenance of a certain quantities unchanged during chemical reactions or physical transformations
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'QT' or charge-transfer sensing is based on elementary physics, in particular the principle of conservation of charge. 'Q' is the standard notation for electrical charge, hence 'QT' for 'charge-transfer'.
It was developed to improve existing MESFET capacitance models for SPICE using conservation of charge in the implanted layer.[6] The capacitance model calculates the gate charge from the drain current and gate capacitances from the drain conductances.
The theoretical advantage of the 3-D calibration is that it should conform to the law of conservation of charge moving through concentric shells about the source.

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