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Dual plate capacitor with two dielectric slabs

  1. Oct 30, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Dual plate capacitor with two dielectric slabs placed between the capacitors and a battery supply's a voltage across the capacitors. The slabs are not equal in dielectric permeability. What is the charge at the interface of the two slabs?

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    Would the charge be zero between them since insulators don't let charge through or would there be a way for the charge to develop between them? I can't find any information talking about the space between them.
     
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  3. Nov 6, 2011 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    Re: Dielectrics

    You could have a look at what happens to polarization charges.
     
  4. Nov 6, 2011 #3

    rude man

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    Re: Dielectrics

    1. It's permittivity, not permeability.

    2. Are the two dielectric slabs touching each other?
     
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