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Consider a boundary between two dielectric media with dielectric constants [itex]\epsilon[/itex]_{1}and [itex]\epsilon[/itex]_{2}respectively. The boundary carries a surface charge density [itex]\sigma[/itex]. Use appropriate integral forms of Maxwell equations and an illustrative sketch to derive continuity conditions for the tangential components of a static electric fieldE

I think I know what to do, but, when it says the tangential components of a static electric field, it confuses me. The only thing I can find anything on relating to the electric field is that the E field is continuous when you consider the components of the field parallel to the boundary.

Am I just being stupid?

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# Homework Help: Continuity Conditions for the tangential components of a static electric field E

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