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  1. Dec 9, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    If I wanted to find the potential inside a sphere, would I be looking for the general solution (in terms of Bessel's expression) for the helmholtz equation, in spherical polar coordinates?

    Also, does a 'conducting' sphere imply that there is no potential outside the sphere?

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution

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  3. Dec 10, 2009 #2
    Can no one verify this for me? Have I been too ambiguous?
  4. Dec 10, 2009 #3


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    It's not really a math problem is it? Try physics.
  5. Dec 10, 2009 #4
    Well, it is a topic addressed in the mathematical literature. But I will try your suggestion anyways. Thanks.
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