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Charge density causing an Electric Field

  1. Jun 13, 2012 #1


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    So the problem is: The electrostatic field is E =g|r|r where g is a constant. Find the charge density p(r) which can generate the field?

    My attempt was gauss law: divE=p0

    But I'm struggling to take divE. I guess r=x+y+z?

    Any advice much appreciated!!
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  3. Jun 13, 2012 #2


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