# Is it possible that potential at a point is zero while there is finite electric field intensity at that point?

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Yes, electric potential can be zero at a point even when the electric field is not zero at that point. … At the midpoint of the charges of the electric dipole, the electric field due to the charges is non zero, but the electric potential is zero.

## Is it possible that the potential at a point is zero while there is finite electric field intensity at that point give an example?

3 Answers. Yes,There can exist electric potential at a point where the electric field is zero. Example:Inside the hallow spherical charged conductor, electric field is zero but potential is not zero.

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## Is it possible that the potential at a point is zero while there is finite?

Yes. That’s very much possible.

## Is it possible to have a point where potential is zero but not electric field give two examples?

Yes take an example. If we have a positive and a negative charge of equal magnitude separated by a certain distance , then the electric potential at the mid point of the path is 0 but the electric field intensity is non zero there.

## Is the potential necessarily zero where the electric field is zero can an electric field exist at a point in a region where the electric potential is zero?

1. (a) No, just because the electric field is zero at a particular point, it does not necessarily mean that the electric potential is zero at that point. … At the midpoint between the charges, the electric field due to the charges is zero, but the electric potential due to the charges at that same point is non-zero.

## What does it mean if electric potential is 0?

What zero potential means, roughly, is that the charges in your system have cancelled out. For example exactly half way (or otherwise equidistant from them) between two equal and oppositely charged point charges, potential is zero.

## Can electric field be zero at a point and electric potential not be zero give example?

Yes, it is possible. Example : 1. Inside uncharged spherical shell and charged conductor electric field is zero but electric potential cannot zero.

## When the electric field is zero is the electric potential zero?

If the electric field is zero, then the potential has no gradient i.e.: the potential is equal across space. But potential is always measured relative to a baseline, so it can therefore be considered as zero.

## Can an electric field be zero?

There is no zero-field point for a pair of equal-magnitude-but-opposite-sign charges. Electric field is zero in that point because the sum of electric field vectors have same intensity and direction, but are opposite. That point is halfway between two like charges.

## Can the electric field at a point be zero?

Yes, Electric Potential is zero at a particular point, it does not necessarily mean that the electric Field is also zero at that point.

## Is electrostatic potential necessarily zero at a point where field strength is zero give an example to justify your answer?

so, even if electric field at a point is zero, the potential may have some non zero constant value at that point. Example. Electric fied inside a charged conduting sphere is zero but potential at any point inside the sphere is same as that on the surface of sphere.

## Why electric potential is zero at the Centre of dipole?

Moving the positive test charge along that line from infinity, no work will be done because the electric field is always normal to the displacement and so the potential at the center of the dipole is also zero.