Capacitor Problem 1


 

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Description

Four simulations represent parallel plate capacitors. You can click-drag and observe the electric potential at that point.   Note: There is a 1-5% intrinsic error in the calculation of charge.

Question

For which capacitors would you expect the effect of fringing to be minimal, i.e. the capacitance is C=e0A/d? 

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