electrostatics electrostatics


  • (n) the branch of physics that deals with static electricity


  • The technology behind photocopying and the birth of Xerox is known as electrostatics -- exposing light onto a charged metal plate, dusting the plate with a powder that picks up an .

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  1. "In the future, there will be a wonderful set of technologies available - thin membranes that are ultra lightweight, electrostatics, adaptive intelligent systems that are based on neuroscience, aperture sizes that were previously unbelievable,...
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Goldin Source: Space Ref (press release)

  2. "What's fun about this is that electrostatics is the one fundamental force you can play with fairly simply and fairly inexpensively," Morse tells his class. "Franklin introduced the term battery because he used a battery of Leyden jars, like...
    on Jan 20, 2008 By: Robert Morse Source: Baltimore Sun

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