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Is it possible to create a negative charge in fabric?

  1. Jun 13, 2009 #1
    Hi, I was wondering whether it was possible to create a predominant negative charge in fabric. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 15, 2009 #2
    Sure you can, but the question is what you want to do with it. If you touch a van der Graaff generator and your hair raises you are full of charge including your textiles, but when you step down from the insulating platform it is all gone. This is technically not very useful.
     
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