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B Fully discharge a metal plate?

  1. Sep 1, 2016 #1
    is there any way to fully neutralize a charged metal plate ?
    connecting it to metal body of relatively huge capacitance will make its charge negligible but not zero?
    is there any other way?
     
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  3. Sep 1, 2016 #2

    berkeman

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    High humidity in the air will help to discharge any static charge to the environment and ground...
     
  4. Sep 1, 2016 #3

    CWatters

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    Perhaps repeat the process until there is a high probability of the charge being less that that of a single electron?
     
  5. Sep 8, 2016 #4

    tech99

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    I think you first need to define how you will measure the charge.
     
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