What is the electric field midway between an electron and a proton separated by 0.7 nm?
Physics - drwls, Monday, December 5, 2011 at 6:38pm
Twice the E-field due to the elctron alone.
Use Coulomb's law.
E = 2* k e/(R/2)^2 = 8 k e/R^2
where R is the separation of the two charges, and k is the Coulomb constant..