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Since there is a mass energy equivalence could there be or is there a charge energy equivalence.
Quote from: jeffreyH on 03/03/2015 22:16:39Since there is a mass energy equivalence could there be or is there a charge energy equivalence.Not directly. However since charge generates an electric field and there's energy associated with an electric field then there's a relationship between the energy and the charge in a system. For example; suppose you have a capacitor whose capacitance is C and is charged to the level Q then the energy in the cap is U = Q2/2C.http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/electric/capeng.html
Thanks Pete. I couldn't see how there could be a direct connection as it is like comparing apples and pears. I might read up on this a bit more.