Simple question regarding capacitors

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Krushnaraj Pandya
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Homework Statement


Is the expression Energy density= ## \frac{1}{2} \epsilon_o E^2## true for all capacitors or just parallel plate capacitor?

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all electrostatic related formulas

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Its just a simple question so...no attempts needed
 

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Homework Statement


Is the expression Energy density= ## \frac{1}{2} \epsilon_o E^2## true for all capacitors or just parallel plate capacitor?

Homework Equations


all electrostatic related formulas

The Attempt at a Solution


Its just a simple question so...no attempts needed
Yes, it is true for electric fields, in general.
 
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Yes, it is true for electric fields, in general.
Alright, thank you very much.
 

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