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Problem: You are designing a Van de Graaff generator, and you want it to hold as many electrons as possible. Should you make the radius of the sphere very large or very small?

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The electric potential of a charged sphere:

V=kqr q is the charge on the sphere.

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You are designing a Van de Graaff generator, and you want it to hold as many electrons as possible. Should you make the radius of the sphere very large or very small?

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