Coulomb force


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Coulomb force

[′kü‚läm ‚fȯrs]
(electricity)
The electrostatic force of attraction or repulsion exerted by one charged particle on another, in accordance with Coulomb's law.
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in] is likely to have consequences when considering the mutual Coulomb forces.
For example, in the case of repulsive Coulomb forces k = 1/4 [pi][[epsilon].
In this explanation of the formation of an ionic bond, while the role of the Coulomb force is clear, it is not clear what makes the electron from the donor atom migrate to the acceptor atom.
The static Coulomb and gravitational forces between two like, charged elementary particles are used in this section to derive the fine structure constant, the ultimate Coulomb force, the ultimate gravitational force, the gravitational constant, and the ultimate PV-curvature force.
Such systems include gravitational forces, Coulomb forces in globally charged systems, wave-particle interactions, and magnets with dipolar interactions.