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August 18, 2010 University Physics, Chapter 24 47 Capacitors with Dielectrics (2) ! Placing a dielectric between the plates of a capacitor increases the capacitance of the capacitor by a numerical factor called the dielectric constant , ! ! We can express the capacitance of a capacitor with a dielectric with dielectric constant
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Unformatted text preview: ! between the plates as … where C air is the capacitance of the capacitor without the dielectric ! Placing the dielectric between the plates of the capacitor has the effect of lowering the electric field between the plates and allowing more charge to be stored in the capacitor. Thursday, September 23, 2010...
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