Question

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In order to increase the capacity of a parallel plate condenser,  one should introduce a sheet of   between the plates (assume that the space is completely filled).

A

Mica

B

Tin

C

Copper

D

Stainless Steel

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Solution

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Correct option is A)

Dielectric constant is the factor by which the capacitance increases from its value in air when a dielectric is introduced between the plates.
Mica, among the materials mentioned above, is a dielectric material and hence to be used to increase the capacity.

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