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I Would there exist capacitance if the speed of light...

  1. May 2, 2016 #1
    ...were infinite? In other words: is capacitance a reflex of the finitude of the speed of light? Please elaborate.

    Thanks a lot in advance.
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  3. May 2, 2016 #2


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    You have to modify electromagnetism somehow to get an infinite speed of light. The answer can depend on how you do that. I guess most natural ways to do it would still keep a capacitance, all you need to keep is some attraction between opposite charges.
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