Name the mobile charge carriers responsible for the production of electric current in (i) metals (ii) an electrolyte (iii) an ionized gas.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

(i) Mobile charge carriers responsible for production of electric current in metals are free electrons.

(ii) Mobile charge carriers responsible for production of electric current in an electrolyte are cations and anions.
(iii) Mobile charge carriers responsible for production of electric current in an ionized gas are electrons and positively charged gas ions.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM