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What is the electric displacement field for one electron?

  1. Oct 3, 2004 #1
    I am teaching myself Maxwells equations for fun and this question may be gibberish but I would like to know know the explicit formula for D for a single elecron so I can practice my use of the divergence theorem and check the divergence is the charge density.
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  3. Oct 4, 2004 #2

    Claude Bile

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    The Electric Displacement vector, D, will depend on the surrounding material. The formula for D is just the permittivity of the surrounding material multiplied by E (in S.I. units).

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