Schroeder, Peter A. Formerly, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
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Opposition of a circuit to the flow of electric current. Ohm's law states that the current I flowing in a circuit is proportional to the applied potential difference V. It is obeyed very accurately for metallic and many other conductors over a wide range of temperatures. The constant of proportionality is defined as the resistance R. Hence, Eq. (1)
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