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Energy storage. A capacitor can store electric energy when disconnected from its charging circuit, so it can be used like a temporary battery, or like other types of rechargeable energy storage system. Capacitors are commonly used in electronic devices to maintain power supply while batteries are being changed.How much energy is stored in the capacitor?
According to derivation, the energy stored in capacitor is 0.5*C*V^2. This means that a 16V, 10uF electrolytic capacitors can store a maximum of 0.5*10uF * 16*16 =0.0128 Joules.What type of energy is stored in a capacitor?
In a conventional capacitor, the electric energy is stored statically by charge separation, typically electrons, in an electric field between two electrode plates. The amount of charge stored per unit voltage is essentially a function of the size of the plates, the plate material's properties,...