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## Homework Statement

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A semiconducting nanowire has a volume charge density ρ(r)=ρ0(r/R) where R is the radius of the nanowire. How would you calculate the electric field inside the wire?

## Homework Equations

Gauss's Law

## The Attempt at a Solution

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I know that by symmetry the E field only points radially out. Using Gauss's law and finding the dq by integrating in terms of dr, a small ring in the gaussian cylinder. So would you integrate ρ0(r/R)2piLdr from 0 to r?

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