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Surface Distribution of Charge

Surface Distribution of Charge

MIT Department of Physics Technical Services Group

Added over 2 years ago | 00:01:36 | 4565 views

A tear drop shaped conductor on an insulating stand is charged. Charge is scooped up from various points on the surface of the conductor with a proof plane and transferred to an electroscope. It is demonstrated that the charge density is...