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Does Insulator Inhibit Electric Field

  1. Nov 5, 2012 #1
    Imagine an electric field created by a electricity running through a looped wire. Leaving all other variables exactly the same, would the strength of the electric field inside the loop be less if the wire is insulated?

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  3. Nov 5, 2012 #2


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    No. Why do you suspect insulation on a wire would affect the external electric field?

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