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Electrostatics: Unequal Charge density on parallel plates

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1. Consider two infinite parallel plane conducting plates, of finite thickness, with separation d. Suppose a charge density of sigma; is placed on one plate, while the other plate has -2sigma.
A) Determine the resulting charge densities on each of the 4 surfaces
B) Determine the electric field between and outside the plates

Use superposition of Gaussian surfaces.

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The unequal and opposite charges are given to the plates parallel to each other, the field is calculated everywhere.

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