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However, itisoften simpler to deal with scalar rather than vector functions of

below). 1.5 Another Equation of Electrostatics and the Scalar Potential The single

...

However, itisoften simpler to deal with scalar rather than vector functions of

**position**, and then to derive the vector quantities at the end if necessary (seebelow). 1.5 Another Equation of Electrostatics and the Scalar Potential The single

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Suppose that initially the electric field E0 due to a certain distribution of charges

po(x) exists in a medium of dielectric constant so which may be a function of

with ...

Suppose that initially the electric field E0 due to a certain distribution of charges

po(x) exists in a medium of dielectric constant so which may be a function of

**position**. The initial electrostatic energy is 1 %-ose, Dr. where Do = eoEo. Thenwith ...

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In bringing the dipole m into its final

keep the current J which produces m constant. Even though the final situation is a

steady-state, there is a transient period initially in which the relevant fields are ...

In bringing the dipole m into its final

**position**in the field, work must be done tokeep the current J which produces m constant. Even though the final situation is a

steady-state, there is a transient period initially in which the relevant fields are ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 23 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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