Current Flow

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Mazaag, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Mazaag

    Thread Starter Senior Member

    Oct 23, 2004
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    Why does SPICE model the current flow to be in the negative direction ? (or in the direction of electron flow)
     
  2. thingmaker3

    Retired Moderator

    May 16, 2005
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    Because current defined as electron flow is far more commonly used by electronics designers than is current defined as hole flow.
     
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