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Virtual Lab: Capacitor & Resistors in Parallel
University of Virginia
           
 
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In this simulation the cell will be used to charge a capacitor. The capacitor will then be used to operate two light bulbs until the capacitor is discharged.

The capacitor is used to temporarily store some energy from the cell.

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