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Homework Help: Electric field inside hollow dielectric field

  1. Mar 6, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How do I proof that the Efield inside a hollow dielectric sphere is 0?


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2009 #2

    rl.bhat

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    Unless we know how the dielectric sphere is charged, ( whether the charge is on the surface of the sphere or distributed uniformly through out the sphere ) it is not possible to find the field inside the sphere.
     
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