The charge stored by a capacitor:
Energy stored in a capacitor:
C1 = C2 = 10μF (10-6F/1μF)= 10 × 10-6 F
V1 = V2 = 1.7 kV(1000V/1kV) = 1700 V
A pair of 10μF capacitors in a high-power laser are charged to 1.7 kV.
a. What charge is stored in each capacitor?
b. How much energy is stored in each capacitor?
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