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Two charged thin infinite plane sheets of uniform surface charge density σ+ and σ, where |σ+| > |σ|, intersect at a right angle. Which of the following best represents the electric field lines for this system?

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Solution

The correct option is C
The electric field produced due to a uniformly charged infinite plane is,

E=σ2ε0=constant

So, option (2) and (4) are wrong.

|σ+| > |σ|

Hence, its field along y direction will be bigger than field of ve charge density σin x direction.


<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Hence, (C) is the correct answer.

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