103. Capacitor and Capacitance

103. Capacitor and Capacitance - between the conductor and...

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Capacitor and Capacitance Capacitor (device): Two oppositely charged conductors separated by an insulator. The charges + Q and - Q on conductors generate an electric field ~ E and a potential difference V (voltage). Only one conductor may be present. Then the relevant potential difference is
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Unformatted text preview: between the conductor and a point at infinity. Capacitance (device property): • Definition: C = Q V • SI unit: 1F = 1C/V (one Farad) tsl103 – p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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