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1010600ELECTROSTATICSSimply stated, electrostatics is the study of electrical energy at rest. Any time a conductor is at a potential, it exhibits a natural tendency to equalize the charge state with an opposite charge. Similarly, the conductor exhibits a natural tendency to repel like charge states.
<emphasis role="bold">Electrostatic Voltmeters</emphasis> As an example, let’s review the operation of the electroscope shown in
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