## Classical Electrodynamics |

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We want to show the uniqueness of the

47p, inside a volume V subject to either ... bounding surface S. We suppose, to

the contrary, that there exist two

...

We want to show the uniqueness of the

**solution**of Poisson's equation, V*(p = —47p, inside a volume V subject to either ... bounding surface S. We suppose, to

the contrary, that there exist two

**solutions**pi and be satisfying the same boundary...

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Dirichlet Open surface Not enough Not enough Unique, stable

direction Closed surface Unique, stable Too much Too much

Open surface Not enough Not enough Unique, stable

Dirichlet Open surface Not enough Not enough Unique, stable

**solution**in onedirection Closed surface Unique, stable Too much Too much

**solution**NeumannOpen surface Not enough Not enough Unique, stable

**solution**in one direction ...Page 81

Whereas the expansion for a single sphere is most easily obtained from the

image

obtain by the method of images, since it involves an infinite set of images.

Whereas the expansion for a single sphere is most easily obtained from the

image

**solution**, the general result (3.125) for a spherical shell is rather difficult toobtain by the method of images, since it involves an infinite set of images.

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

References and suggested reading | 50 |

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