Direct mode summation for the Casimir energy of spherical shell and compact ball

  • V. V. Nesterenko
  • I. G. Pirozhenko
Quantum Field Theory And Quantum Groups
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 524)


A simple method for calculating the Casimir energy for sphere and compact ball is developed which is based on a direct mode summation by means of contour integration in a complex plane of eigenfrequencies.


Modify Bessel Function Frequency Equation Casimir Energy Infinite Medium Casimir Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. V. Nesterenko
    • 1
  • I. G. Pirozhenko
    • 1
  1. 1.Joint Institute for Nuclear ResearchDubnaRussia

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