# Energy in the Field of an Electric Dipole

Show that the energy in the field of an electric dipole of moment p outside a sphere of radius R is p^2/(12*pi*epsilon nod*R^3).

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Show that the energy in the field of an electric dipole of moment p outside a sphere of radius R is p^2/ (12*pi*epsilon nod*R^3)

Solution: Electric field produced by a dipole is called the dipole field.

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