electric image

electric image

[i¦lek·trik ′im·ij]
(electricity)
A fictitious charge used in finding the electric field set up by fixed electric charges in the neighborhood of a conductor; the conductor, with its distribution of induced surface charges, is replaced by one or more of these fictitious charges. Also known as image.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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