Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 22 - Think and Explain: 94

Answer

Increase the area of the capacitor plates, or bring them closer together.

Work Step by Step

On page 423 it is stated that the larger and closer the plates, the more charge that can be stored. At a fixed voltage, more stored charge means more stored energy.
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