By Bordag M., Klimchitskaya G.L., Mohideen U., Mostepanenko V.M.
The topic of this ebook is the Casimir influence, a manifestation of zero-point oscillations of the quantum vacuum leading to forces performing among heavily spaced our bodies. For the good thing about the reader, the booklet assembles field-theoretical foundations of this phenomenon, functions of the final conception to actual fabrics, and a entire description of all lately played measurements of the Casimir strength with a comparability among test and concept. there's an pressing desire for a publication of this sort, given the rise of curiosity in forces originating from the quantum vacuum. a number of new effects were acquired within the previous couple of years which aren't mirrored in past books at the topic, yet that are very promising for primary technology and nanotechnology. The booklet is a distinct resource of data featuring a serious overview of all of the major effects and ways from countless numbers of magazine papers. It additionally outlines new principles that have now not but been universally accredited yet that are discovering expanding aid from test.