# An Infinite Gaussian Surface?

1. Nov 22, 2007

### Ahmes

Hi,
From what I understand the proof of Gauss' law applies only to finite surfaces.
Can anyone give an example of a charge distribution and an infinite Gaussian surface, where the total flux on it is not proportional to the enclosed charge?

Thanks!

2. Nov 24, 2007

### JustinLevy

This is similar to what you asked for.