EEVblog #486 – Does Current Flow Through A Capacitor?


Dave proves he has no fear by opening this can of electronic worms by posing the question – “Does Current Flow Through A Capacitor?”
The answer may surprise you, or drive you into a physics induced rage…

Vent your rage HERE

Turns out you can measure the displacement current:
http://personal.rhul.ac.uk/uhap/027/PH2420/PH2420_files/displacement.pdf

NOTE: before commenting, please watch and understand that there are TWO types of currents.

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