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Question about capacitor and dielectric

  1. Oct 17, 2007 #1
    The problem is that I am complicated what the direction of the force between capacitor and dielectric is while inserting dielectric in capacitor, when the voltage of capacitor is constant.
    Also I want to know the direction of the force, when the charge of the capacitor is constant.
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  3. Oct 17, 2007 #2

    Meir Achuz

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    The dielectric is pulled into the capacitor in each case.
    The energy change is different, but not the force.
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