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## Where is the location of zero electric potential energy for an electric dipole?

The potential at infinity is zero, and the potential **at the midpoint of the dipole**, due to the charges on the dipole, is also zero. The potential difference is zero, so no net work is done.

## At what orientation the potential energy of dipole is maximum?

**When the angle between the dipole moment and electric field is 180°** then the potential energy of electric dipole is maximum.

## In which orientation is potential energy of an electric dipole zero in a uniform electric field?

From the above equation, we can see that the potential energy of dipole placed in an external field is zero **when the angle Ɵ is equal to 90°** or when the dipole makes an angle of 90°.

## Where does electric potential equal zero?

The electric potential from a single charge is defined to be zero **an infinite distance from the charge**, and the electric potential associated with two charges is also defined to be zero when the charges are infinitely far apart.

## What does it mean when electric potential is zero?

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.

## In which situation the potential energy of dipole is maximum and minimum?

The potential energy of the dipole is minimum **when the dipole is parallel to the external electric field**. Also, it is the maximum when the dipole is anti-parallel to the external electric field.

## When a uniform field is a dipole experience?

Now, In a uniform electric field, both the point charges comprising the dipole will experience **force, equal in magnitude and opposite in direction**. Though the net force will always be zero, the torque will be in the same direction for both the charges. Hence torque will not be zero.

## At what potential energy is minimum?

When a person will be lying on the ground then he will be having a **minimum or zero height above the ground**. Hence the potential energy of the person will also be the minimum one.

## When the torque is maximum and zero on dipole in a field?

Torque is maximum when **dipole is held perpendicular to the field**.

## In what orientation does an electric dipole experience a zero torque?

**When dipole moment ‘p’ is parallel or antiparallel to electric field ‘E’** , the net torque is zero, but there is a force on the dipole E which is not uniform.