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If surface density of charge be sigma the electric field near the surface would be

If surface density of charge be sigma the electric field near the surface would be

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Eshan
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4 years ago
Dear student,

It depends upon whether the surface is a conductor or not. The electric field near some charge carrying plate will be\dfrac{\sigma }{2\epsilon_0}, but if the point is near to the surface of a conductor, then the electric field will be\dfrac{\sigma }{\epsilon_0}.

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