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electric flux




The quantity of electric charge that would be displaced across a conductor imagined to be placed in an electric field. It is also the amount of charge that would cause the same electric field. It is proportional to the strength of the field and to the permittivity of the medium through which the field passes. The flux per unit area is called the electric flux density or electric displacement. of the medium surrounding the charge.


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