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Sun March 04, 2012 By: Jishnu Jayachandran

How does the avg. velocity of the free electrons, in the presence of the electric field vary with temperature.

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Sun March 04, 2012
The average velocity or the drift velocity of the free electrons , in the presence of Electric field , decreases with temperature as with the increase in temperature , resistance increases and hence drift velocity decreases.
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