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Sun January 23, 2011 By: Prerak Mahajan
 

in the demonstration to prove electrostatic shielding, why the ball(placed in Faraday cage)was covered with aluminium foil?

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Tue January 25, 2011
Dear student,
For the Faraday's cage material,we need material where Electric fields are best conducted and that conduct electric current the best – silver  and copper 2. Aluminum is ~60% of copper.
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