Pistons Modelled by Potentials

  • Guglielmo Fucci
  • Klaus Kirsten
  • Pedro Morales
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Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 137)


In this article we consider a piston modelled by a potential in the presence of extra dimensions. We analyze the functional determinant and the Casimir effect for this configuration. In order to compute the determinant and Casimir force we employ the zeta function scheme.


Zeta Function Extra Dimension Casimir Force Casimir Energy Robin Boundary Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsBaylor UniversityWacoUSA

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