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  1. refers to the flow of charge (moving electrons) through nonmetal conductors (mainly semiconductors), whereas electrical refers to the flow of charge through metal conductors

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  2. For example, flow of charge through silicon, which is not a metal, would come under electronics; whereas flow of charge through copper, which is a metal, would come under electrical

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  3. This distinction started around 1908 with the invention by Lee De Forest of the triode

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  4. Until 1950 this field was called "Radio technics" because its principal application was the design and theory of radio transmitters and receivers

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  5. The study of new semiconductor devices and related technology is considered a branch of physics whereas the design and construction of electronic circuits to solve practical problems comes under electronics engineering

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