can you explain to me?
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how is charge leaked around charged spikes watch
- Thread Starter
- 03-01-2013 06:46
- 03-01-2013 12:10
Charge is leaked from a charged object to the air around because of moisture in the air. The moisture increases the conductivity of the air, and allows a current to flow, leaking charge.
It is leaked at a higher rate from spikes, simply because there is a higher charge density on a spike, as opposed to a flat plate or something.