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How does metal sheet as an dielectric medium affects capacitance of parallel plate capacitor?

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Metal sheet touching both the condenser plates would allow the charge to pass through it. The charge would only be stored on metal plates if a dielectric medium (an insulator) is placed between them. The metal sheet is not a dielectric, it is a conductor and, allowing charges to move, there won't be charges on the metal plates and the capacitor will not be charged.

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  • $\begingroup$ What if metal sheet in between two plates not touching the plates? $\endgroup$ Dec 9, 2016 at 23:20

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