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    I Curvature of electric field around center of a quadrupole

    Hello all. I am working on a research project involving the Stark effect and its application in molecular guides and came across a bit of math in a paper that I don't understand. In this paper http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/0310046 there is an equation in the introduction concerning the electric...
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    Potential from a simple Quadrupole expansion

    Hi everyone! I'm currently working on this problem for which I am getting inconsistencies depending on how I do it. I'm trying to find the potential due to the quadrupole moment of the following distribution: +q at (0,0,d), -2q at (0,0,0), and +q at (0,0,-2d) I am doing this using two...
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