Electrostatic

Electron Affinity

 

Electron Affinity

The ability or tendency of an atom to attract an electron

 

Low affinity → low attraction → easier for electron to move out

High affinity → high attraction → easier for electron to move in

 

Material Electron Affinity
Dry human skin

Leather

Glass

Human hair

Nylon

Wool

Cat fur

Silk

Paper

Cotton

Steel

Wood

Amber

Ebonite

Hard rubber

Brass and Silver

Gold and Platinum

Polyester

Styrene (Styrofoam)

Polyurethane

Vinyl (PVC)

Silicon

Teflon

Low Affinity

(elektron mudah keluar)

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High Affinity

(elektron mudah masuk)

 

Exercise

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