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*See also the Plasma Dictionary.*

Term: | Ohm's Law | |

Definition: | The relationship between the net current and the electric field in a conducting medium. For simple resistors, the voltage equals current times resistance, V = I*R. In plasmas the "generalized Ohm's Law" is a more complex tensor relationship involving the vector current density, the vector for the electric field, and a generalized resistance tensor that relates the two. |

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