# difference between electric field intensity of plane and conducting sheet

by Sumedh
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 P: 62 what is the difference between the electric field intensity of 1)infinite plane charged sheet whose formula is E=$\sigma$/2$\epsilon$o and 2)infinite conducting charged sheet whose formula is E = $\sigma$/$\epsilon$o
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 Quote by Sumedh what is the difference between the electric field intensity of 1)infinite plane charged sheet whose formula is E=$\sigma$/2$\epsilon$o and 2)infinite conducting charged sheet whose formula is E = $\sigma$/$\epsilon$o
Look at the top and bottom figure here:

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu...gausur.html#c3

One is a sheet of charge where the E field is on top and bottom. The other is where the E field is only on one side.

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 P: 62 How can we derive the formula for '2)infinite conducting charged sheet whose formula is E = σ/ϵo' i am not cleared about the second point. what will be the pattern of charge distribution on the conductor and how it can be derived through direct integration?
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## difference between electric field intensity of plane and conducting sheet

Are you not familiar with Gauss's law?

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 P: 62 I am learning gauss law and is not perfect in it
 P: 62 Thank you very much for your valuable reply. I have got my answer after some trial and error. thank you very much.

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