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Capacitance and Dielectrics Chapter 26 All sections except 6 26.1 Definition of Capacitance 26.2 Calculating Capacitance 26.3 Combinations of Capacitors 26.4 Energy Stored in a Charged Capacitor 26.5 Capacitors with Dielectrics 26.7 An Atomic Description of Dielectrics PHYS142 Lecture 10 2
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Definition of Capacitor (26.1) A pair of conducting objects (surfaces) separated by a gap constitute a capacitor . If a capacitor is connected to a battery , after a very short time each plate acquires a charge. + + + + + + _ _ _ _ _ _ V + Q - Q + 6
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