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The Casimir effect : physical manifestations of zero-point energy

Author: K A Milton
Publisher: New Jersey : World Scientific, ©2001.
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The Casimir effect is a quantum force of attraction between two parallel uncharged conducting plates. More generally, it refers to the interaction between material bodies due to quantum fluctuations  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: K A Milton
OCLC Number: 646768888
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction to the Casimir Effect; Casimir Force Between Parallel Plates; Casimir Force Between Parallel Dielectrics; Casimir Effect with Perfect Spherical; The Casimir Effect of a Dielectric Ball: The Equivalence of the Casimir Effect and van der Waals Forces; Application to Hadronic Physics: Zero-Point Energy in the Bag Model; Casimir Effect in Cylindrical Geometries; Casimir Effect in Two Dimensions: The Maxwell-Chern-Simons Casimir Effect; Casimir Effect on a D-dimensional Sphere; Cosmological Implications of the Casimir Effect; Local Effects; Sonoluminescene and the Dynamical Casimir Effect; Radiative Corrections to the Casimir Effect; Conclusions and Outlook; Appendices: Relation of Contour Integral Method to Green's Function Approach; Casimir Effect for a Closed String.
Responsibility: K.A. Milton.
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