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I have the following vector field: $E=E_0(-sin(\phi),cos(\phi),0)^T$ and $E_0$ is some constant. Does anybody here have an idea what this electric field does to a metallic sphere that is in it? Thereby I mean, does it create a dipole moment or does it create a current and so on?

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Duplicate? –  Kyle Kanos Jul 23 '13 at 17:05

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