Can we transfer the charge on a plate of a capacitor elsewhere?


by abdo799
Tags: capacitance, charge, electromagentism, electrostatics, voltage
abdo799
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Nov29-12, 03:31 AM
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I know it is hard , but can we transfer the charge on a capacitor plate elsewhere? For example if i had a capacitor with capacitance of 56 μF and charged at 200 volts , if i wanted to transfer the charge on the cathode to a metal rod , how can I do it ?
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Jano L.
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Nov29-12, 05:40 AM
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If capacitor was charged in common way, there is no net charge in it; the positive charge of one plate is equal to negative charge of the other plate. So there is no additional charge in it that could be easily removed.


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