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(Science: physics) An instrument for measuring or comparing electrial potentials or electromotive forces.

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Re: resistance

... too small, you get a higher resistance (lower conductance) than you want. I’m not sure, but I think the measurement goes someting like a null potentiometer; you apply a voltage across the membrane that opposes the normal voltage gradient until the current becomes zero. The potential at that ...

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by blcr11
Wed Nov 12, 2008 8:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: resistance
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