What are conductors and insulators?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 23rd Apr, 2015, 10:27: AM

Expert Answer:

Conductors: The substances which allow outer most electron of an atom or molecule to move freely in the presence of external electric field are known as conductors.

Insulators: The substances which do not allow the outermost electron of an atom or molecule to move freely in the presence of electric field are called insulators.

Answered by  | 23rd Apr, 2015, 12:27: PM