This student experiment measures the voltage across capacitor plates, while varying the distance and insulating materials. This complete solution is designed for use with PASCO Capstone Software.
- 1x Basic Electrometer
- 1x Basic Variable Capacitor
- 1x Electrostatics Voltage Source
This lab explores the effect of varying plate distances and insulating dielectric materials in a variable flat plate capacitor.
The electrometer used in this experiment allows you to measure the voltage across the capacitor plates, without discharging the capacitor, since it has an internal resistance of 1014 ohms.
- Parallel Plate Capacitor
- Factors Affecting Capacitance
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