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Homework Help: How would this work (electricity question)

  1. Nov 13, 2005 #1
    A machine that un-ionizes the air in your home. How would it remove particles that have charge out of the air?
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2005 #2

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    That's pretty straight forward, isn't it? There are a set of plates, alternating positive and negative charge. There is a fan that directs air through the plates. Any charged particle is attracted to the plates of oppositte charge and "stick" there.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2005 #3
    Ohhh okay that makes sense. lol I dont know why i didnt see that, thanks.
     
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