Capacitor Spacing

A parallel-plate capacitor is charged, then the capacitor spacing is increased by turning the knob a half-turn at a time. An electrometer measures the potential across the capacitor. The electrometer output is also captured and recorded in a LoggerPro (.cmbl) file and as a text file.


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