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Elements of passive electronic components (3):

The Capacitor

Elements of passive electronic components (3):
The history of the modern capacitor goes back to antiquity when the Greeks made a study of electrification of amber by friction. Afterthat, very littlemoreaboutthesubject ofelectrostatics emerged until the middle ofthe eighteenth century when, in 1746, the Dutch physicist Pieter van Musschenbroek (1692-1761) discovered, by accident, the principle of the capacitor in the form of the celebrated Leyden jar
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