Lettere al Nuovo Cimento (1971-1985)

, Volume 41, Issue 17, pp 561–566

Quantized Klein-Gordon field in a cavity of variable length

  • M. Razavy
  • J. Terning

DOI: 10.1007/BF02739517

Cite this article as:
Razavy, M. & Terning, J. Lett. Nuovo Cimento (1984) 41: 561. doi:10.1007/BF02739517


An effective Hamiltonian is found for the Klein-Gordon field enclosed in a one-dimensional cavity with a moving wall. From this Hamiltonian the number of particles created from the vacuum by the motion of the boundary is determined.


03.70 The theory of quantized fields 

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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Razavy
    • 1
  • J. Terning
    • 1
  1. 1.Theoretical Physics Institute, Department of PhysicsUniversity of AlbertaAlbertaCanada

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