tsl197 - d = pE Z / 2 sin d =-pE cos Note: ( ) and d have...

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Electric Dipole in Uniform Electric Field Electric dipole moment: ~ p = q ~ L Torque exerted by electric field: ~ τ = ~ p × ~ E Potential energy: U = - ~ p · ~ E U ( θ ) = - Z θ π/ 2 τ ( θ )
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Unformatted text preview: d = pE Z / 2 sin d =-pE cos Note: ( ) and d have opposite sign. L E p-q +q p = qL tsl197 p.1/1...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course PHYS 204 taught by Professor Andrevantonder during the Spring '07 term at Rhode Island.

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