Hi there, I was hoping that someone would be kind enough to help me out with this question. I don't even know where to start :yuck:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Use T=Ia (where T=torque) to show that if an electric dipole with dipole moment of magnitude p and moment of inertia I is oriented with its dipole moment making a small angle theta with the direction of an external electric field of magnitude E, the dipole will execute simple harmonic oscillations about the field direction with a frequency v given by:

v= [1/(2pi)] [(pE)/I]^1/2

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# Homework Help: Harmonic oscillations and electric dipoles

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