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

Asked by Prerak Mahajan | 23rd Jan, 2011, 10:17: PM

Expert Answer:

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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Answered by  | 25th Jan, 2011, 10:25: AM

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