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Charged sphere

  1. Oct 28, 2015 #1
    I understand that there is no electric field inside a charged conductor, but; I don't understand why a connection to ground made on the inner surface of said sphere will flow current. Is this not correct?
     
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  3. Oct 28, 2015 #2
    In nature there are no spheres, but there are thin-walled hollow balls f.e. . Could you draw that grounded conductor rather large scale?
     
  4. Oct 28, 2015 #3
    I can if you'd like. Im talking more about running a ground wire into the dome of a van de graff generator. If the conductor was properly shielded and insulated, would it in fact discharge a charged dome?
     
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