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 A capacitor or condenser is a passive electronic Component consisting of a pair of conductors separated by a dielectric (insulator). When a potential difference Voltage exists across the conductors, an electric field is present in the dielectric. This field stores energy and produces a mechanical force between the conductors. The effect is greatest when there is a narrow separation between large areas of conductor, hence capacitor conductors are often called plates.

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