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2.4 Point Charge near a

which can be discussed easily is that of a point charge near a

held at a fixed potential V. The potential is the same as for the charged sphere, ...

2.4 Point Charge near a

**Conducting**Sphere at Fixed Potential Another problemwhich can be discussed easily is that of a point charge near a

**conducting**sphereheld at a fixed potential V. The potential is the same as for the charged sphere, ...

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An insulated, spherical,

E0. If the sphere is cut into two hemispheres by a plane perpendicular to the field,

find the force required to prevent the hemispheres from separating (a) if the shell

...

An insulated, spherical,

**conducting**shell of radius a is in a uniform electric fieldE0. If the sphere is cut into two hemispheres by a plane perpendicular to the field,

find the force required to prevent the hemispheres from separating (a) if the shell

...

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(b) Apply the inversion theorem, choosing the center of inversion outside the

that of a grounded sphere in the presence of apoint charge of magnitude – VR,

where ...

(b) Apply the inversion theorem, choosing the center of inversion outside the

**conducting**sphere. Show explicitly that the solution obtained for the potential isthat of a grounded sphere in the presence of apoint charge of magnitude – VR,

where ...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 23 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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