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One immediate consequence is that the capacitance of a capacitoris increased

by a factor of e if the empty space between the electrodes is filled with a

with

One immediate consequence is that the capacitance of a capacitoris increased

by a factor of e if the empty space between the electrodes is filled with a

**dielectric**with

**dielectric**constant e ( true only to the extent that fringing fields can be ...Page 123

8 Electrostatic Energy in

energy of a system of charges in free space . The result W = } | P ( x ) ( x ) dx ( 4 .

86 ) for the energy due to a charge density p ( x ) and a potential 0 ( x ) cannot in

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8 Electrostatic Energy in

**Dielectric**Media In Section 1 . 11 we discussed theenergy of a system of charges in free space . The result W = } | P ( x ) ( x ) dx ( 4 .

86 ) for the energy due to a charge density p ( x ) and a potential 0 ( x ) cannot in

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In practical situations involving the motion of

often produced by a configuration of electrodes held at fixed potentials by

connection to an external source such as a battery . As the distribution of

In practical situations involving the motion of

**dielectrics**the electric fields areoften produced by a configuration of electrodes held at fixed potentials by

connection to an external source such as a battery . As the distribution of

**dielectric**varies ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 50 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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