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Electric field of a spherical cap 
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Jul2213, 11:33 AM

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Hi
I am looking for the electric field caused by a uniformly charged spherical cap. Actually, I need only the potential inside the sphere. Is there anybody who knows how to do this. Frankly, I do not have a clue. Or could somebody at least give me integral, that I have to solve? 


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Jul2213, 11:53 AM

P: 326

You can find the solution here: http://faculty.uml.edu/cbaird/all_ho...k_Solution.pdf . Apparently one needs Legendre polynomials to represent the solution.



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