Electrical Engineering ⇒ Topic : Capacitor
A capacitor consists of two parallel conducting surfaces shown in Figure (a) separated by a dielectric that acts as an insulating medium. The main purpose of capacitor is to store electrical energy by means of electrostatic stress in the dielectric. The conducting surfaces of a capacitor may be rectangular, circular or cylindrical. The common word condenser is a misnomer since a capacitor does not condense electricity.
Any two conducting surfaces separated by an insulating material is called a *capacitor or condenser. Its purpose is to store charge in a small space.
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