why electric field inside the conductor is zero

Asked by aqeel syed | 7th Sep, 2011, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

At equilibrium, the net charge lies on the surface of the conductor. Any net electric field inside the conductor would exert the force on the charges (i.e electrons) and will cause the charges to move means conductor to move. At equilibrium , the net force experiences is zero so electric field inside a conductor is zero. 

Answered by  | 7th Sep, 2011, 03:25: PM

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