Asked by  | 3rd May, 2008, 07:17: PM

Expert Answer:

An electric dipole is a pair of equal and opposite charges separated by a distance.

An example of a dipole can be a water molecule has a non zero dipole moment. The chemical bonds within the molecule cause a displacement of charge.

You must have also studied about induced dipoles in a dielectric that is placed between the plates of a capacitor.


Answered by  | 21st May, 2008, 03:47: PM

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