Electric field of a spherical cap

by Gavroy
Tags: electric, field, spherical
Gavroy is offline
Jul22-13, 11:33 AM
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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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hilbert2 is offline
Jul22-13, 11:53 AM
P: 269
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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