Capacitors have a history starts together with the first attempts to study electricity. I liken them to the first steps of aviation when people made planes from wood and fabric and tried to jump up in the air, not understanding aerodynamics enough to understand how to stay on top. In the study of electricity was a similar period. At the time of opening of the condenser our understanding was so primitive that it was believed that electricity is a fluid that exists in two forms, vitreous and resinous. And, as you will see, everything changed in the early years of the development of capacitors.
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