negative electron

negative electron

[′neg·əd·iv i′lek‚trän]
(physics)
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TPM images should contain slightly different information from TEM patterns because positrons "see" a target's atomic world of positively charged nuclei shrouded in negative electron clouds differently than electrons do.
Players have to place the universe in perfect balance using positive and negative electrons.
This is just the opposite of "normal" plasmas, where the negative electrons are thousands of times lighter than the positive ions.
Others had shown reason to speculate that negative electrons and positive particles paired up in dyads that occupied an atom with lots of space separating them, like so many mosquitoes trapped in a jar.
An atom gains a charge when it has an unequal number of negative electrons and positive protons.