Consider a circuit with zero resistance wires, battery, and a capacitor and where the direction of the current is defined by conventional current. Does the electric potential difference across the capacitor go down in the direction of the current because there are more positive charges on the side nearest the battery than the other side?

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  • $\begingroup$ You know that current is the flow of electrons, which have a negative charge? Also, how is this different in principle from your question from 2 hours ago? $\endgroup$ Sep 23 at 4:17
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks for your comment, I probably have a linked misunderstandings... $\endgroup$
    – Callum
    Sep 23 at 4:22
  • $\begingroup$ We like questions about the underlying principles of the way systems and models in physics work, clearing-up misunderstandings is a good thing - you should probably get a response in the next day or so :) $\endgroup$ Sep 23 at 4:29
  • $\begingroup$ Thanks so much @JiminyCricket. :) $\endgroup$
    – Callum
    Sep 23 at 4:31


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