100. Electric Dipole Potential

100. Electric Dipole Potential - cos θ r 2 • Electric...

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Electric Dipole Potential Use spherical coordinates: V = V ( r, θ ) independent of azimuthal coordinate φ . Superposition principle: V = V + + V - = k q r + + ( - q ) r - « = kq r - - r + r - r + Large distances ( r À L ) : r - - r + L cos θ, r - r + r 2 V ( r, θ ) k qL
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Unformatted text preview: cos θ r 2 • Electric dipole moment: p = qL (magnitude) • Electric dipole potential: V ( r, θ ) ’ k p cos θ r 2-q L +q r r r θ-+ x tsl100 – 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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