• A verification of quantum field theory — measurement of Casimir force

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      Casimir force; zero point energy; atomic force microscope

    • Abstract


      Here we review our work on measurement of the Casimir force between a large aluminum coated a sphere and flat plate using an atomic force microscope. The average statistical precision is 1% of the force measured at the closest separation. We have also shown nontrival boundary dependence of the Casimir force.

    • Author Affiliations


      Anushree Roy1 2 U Mohideen1

      1. Department of Physics, University of California, Riverside, CA - 92521, USA
      2. Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur - 721 302, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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