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    The last bullet point here

    It feels a little odd to me that the work done by the cell is always half of the energy stored in the capacitor. Would this change if we used a super conductor circuit for example?

    Also could someone help me out with understanding why current being constant is important while charging a capacitor.

    Thanks!
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    Does no one really have an answer for this?

    It doesn't seem that hard.
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    constant current might (or might not) be a constraint in a question - wouldn't class it as a fundamental property of a capacitor being charged up though... if the question says it's constant current it'll have some effect of the correct answers. make sure the you answer the question you're asked rather than the question you expect to be asked (or would like to be asked)
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    can confirm the half energy thing though http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu...apeng2.html#c4

    and that applies even if you make the circuit out of superconductor (you'd lose half of the energy to an EM pulse)
 
 
 
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