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Introduction to the capacitance of a two-place capacitor. This video, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 13:34.
August 14, 2009 at 07:16 PM
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MIT Physics Demo -- Adjustable Capacitor with Dielectric
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First, an adjustable parallel-plate capacitor is held at a constant voltage.  As the separation between the plates is widened, the electrometer shows charge (or current) flowing off of the plates, while the electroscope shows no change in voltage.  N... [more]
September 3, 2012 at 09:04 PM
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Potential and Capacitance
From learner.org, produced by California Institute of Technology
Benjamin Franklin, the great 18th-century American scientist, who later dabbled in politics, was the first to propose a successful theory of the Leyden Jar. He gave positive and negative charges their names, and invented the parallel plate capacitor.... [more]
Found by laneyk in Capacitance
March 22, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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