Graphite is a good conductor of electricity while diamond and other carbon compounds do not conduct electricity. Explain

Asked by SAYON | 17th Mar, 2017, 09:17: AM

Expert Answer:

Diamond is a non-conductor of electricity since there are no free electrons in a diamond crystal.

Graphite on the other hand is a very good conductor of electricity due to the presence of free electrons.

Answered by  | 17th Mar, 2017, 04:46: PM

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