electric field strength

Definitions

Electronics

  • Within an electric field, a vector representing the force per unit charge acting upon a given point. Usually expressed in volts per meter, which is equivalent to newtons per coulomb. Its symbol is E. Also called electric field intensity, electric field (2), electric intensity, electric force, electric vector (2), or electric field vector.
  • synonymelectric field intensity
  • synonymelectric field vector
  • synonymelectric force
  • synonymelectric intensity
  • synonymelectric vector
  • synonymelectrical field strength
  • In an electromagnetic field, the vector representing the electric field. The electric vector is perpendicular to the magnetic, or H, vector. Also called E vector.
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