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August 18, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 24 9 Parallel Plate Capacitor (1) ! Consider two parallel conducting plates separated by a distance d ! This arrangement is called a parallel plate capacitor. ! The upper plate has + q and the lower plate has – q . ! The electric field between the plates points from the positively
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Unformatted text preview: charged plate to the negatively charged plate. ! We will assume ideal parallel plate capacitors in which the electric field is constant between the plates and zero elsewhere. ! Real-life capacitors have fringe field near the edges. Thursday, September 16, 2010...
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course PHYS 241 taught by Professor Wei during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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