Volume 834 2011

Casimir Physics

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ISBN: 978-3-642-20287-2 (Print) 978-3-642-20288-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-22

    Introduction

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    Pages 23-37

    On the Problem of van der Waals Forces in Dielectric Media

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    Pages 39-95

    Local and Global Casimir Energies: Divergences, Renormalization, and the Coupling to Gravity

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    Pages 97-127

    Casimir Effect in the Scattering Approach: Correlations Between Material Properties, Temperature and Geometry

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    Pages 129-174

    Geometry and Material Effects in Casimir Physics-Scattering Theory

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    Pages 175-218

    Numerical Methods for Computing Casimir Interactions

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    Pages 219-248

    Progress in Experimental Measurements of the Surface–Surface Casimir Force: Electrostatic Calibrations and Limitations to Accuracy

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    Pages 249-286

    Attractive and Repulsive Casimir–Lifshitz Forces, QED Torques, and Applications to Nanomachines

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    Pages 287-309

    Casimir Force in Micro and Nano Electro Mechanical Systems

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    Pages 311-343

    Characterization of Optical Properties and Surface Roughness Profiles: The Casimir Force Between Real Materials

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    Pages 345-391

    Fluctuation-Induced Forces Between Atoms and Surfaces: The Casimir–Polder Interaction

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    Pages 393-418

    Modern Experiments on Atom-Surface Casimir Physics

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    Pages 419-457

    Fluctuations, Dissipation and the Dynamical Casimir Effect