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What is the working principle of capacitors?


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  1. In an electrical circuit, a capacitor is a device that stores charges.
  2. The working principle of the capacitor is that the capacitance of a conductor increases noticeably when an earthed conductor is brought close to it.
  3. Thus, a capacitor contains two plates with equal and opposing charges separated by a distance.

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