The axial dipole moment of two intersecting spheres of equal radii

Iain Wilson McAllister

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Abstract

The use of a finite number of image charges to solve electrostatic problems associated with two conducting spheres intersecting at an angle of pi/n (n an integer) has been known for over a century. If, however, only spheres of equal radii are considered, it is possible to extend the permissible angles of intersection to 2pi/n. This condition is discussed with reference to the evaluation of the axial dipole moment. Journal of Applied Physics is copyrighted by The American Institute of Physics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Volume63
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)2158-2160
ISSN0021-8979
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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