Download Casimir Physics (Lecture Notes in Physics) by Diego Dalvit,Peter Milonni,David Roberts,Felipe da Rosa PDF

By Diego Dalvit,Peter Milonni,David Roberts,Felipe da Rosa

Casimir results function fundamental examples of without delay observable manifestations of the nontrivial houses of quantum fields, and as such are attracting expanding curiosity from quantum box theorists, particle physicists, and cosmologists. additionally, although very susceptible other than at brief distances, Casimir forces are common within the feel that each one fabric items are topic to them. they're therefore additionally an more and more very important a part of the physics of atom-surface interactions, whereas in nanotechnology they're being investigated not just as members to ‘stiction’ but in addition as strength mechanisms for actuating micro-electromechanical devices.


While the sphere of Casimir physics is increasing quickly, it has reached a degree of adulthood in a few very important respects: at the experimental part, the place so much assets of imprecision in strength measurements were pointed out in addition to at the theoretical aspect, the place, for instance, semi-analytical and numerical equipment for the computation of Casimir forces among our bodies of arbitrary form were effectively constructed. This ebook is, then, a well timed and accomplished advisor to the essence of Casimir (and Casimir-Polder) physics that may have lasting worth, serving the twin function of an advent and connection with the sphere. whereas this quantity isn't really meant to be a unified textbook, yet fairly a set of principally autonomous chapters written via well-liked specialists within the box, the certain and thoroughly written articles undertake a mode that are meant to attract non-specialist researchers within the box in addition to to a broader viewers of graduate students.

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