Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 16 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 309: 8

Answer

free electrons

Work Step by Step

Glass has free electrons, while fiberglass does not have as many free electrons. Free electrons allow for more effective energy transfer, so this characteristic accounts for the difference.
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