A parallel plate capacitor has a uniform electric field E in the space between the plates. If the distance between the plates is d and area of each plate is A, the energy stored in the capacitor is
  • a)
  • b)
  • c)
  • d)
    ε0​E2Ad
Correct answer is option 'C'. Can you explain this answer?

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Universal Academy
Jan 23, 2022
Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is C = ε0A/d ………(i)
Potential difference between the plates is
V = Ed
The energy stored in the capacitor is

Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is C = ε0A/d ………(i)Potential difference between the plates isV = EdThe energy stored in the capacitor is
Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor is C = ε0A/d ………(i)Potential difference between the plates isV = EdThe energy stored in the capacitor is