How many electrons does it take to transfer 1MB of data over internet?

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asked Oct 4, 2015 in General by XenMaster   4 8

We all know that, when some electric changes is happening, flow of electrons will be there.
So, what would be the number of electrons, which will be required to transfer 1 MB of data?

Note: I am talking about the electrons that are to do with the data only.

   

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answered Oct 4, 2015 by PradeepKumar_E (1,110 points)  
 
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In this case no electrons are transferred, this is because for an AC Signal the net electron sent is always zero also we know a circuit is always a closed path. So practically speaking it has two conductors.

hence the electrons that are sent in one one conductor will always be received in another conductor so there is no transfer of electrons.

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