The Review on The Charge Distribution on The Conductor Surface

  • M. Jafari Matehkolaee Islamic Azad University
  • A. Naderi Asrami

Abstract

In this paper we have a full review on the surface charge density at disordered conductor surfaces. Basically, reading text books does not resolve ambiguities in this field. As far as is possible, we have tried to the concepts easier to turn. In fact we will answer two questions. One of them is that why do charges tend to go where the curvature is greater? And another, why is surface charge density greater where a surface is more curved?

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Published
2017-02-28
How to Cite
MATEHKOLAEE, M. Jafari; ASRAMI, A. Naderi. The Review on The Charge Distribution on The Conductor Surface. European Journal of Physics Education, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 3, p. 1-6, feb. 2017. ISSN 1309-7202. Available at: <http://eu-journal.org/index.php/EJPE/article/view/90>. Date accessed: 26 may 2020.
Section
Classroom Physics