The Casimir Effect and Its Applications by V. M. MostepanenkoThe Casimir Effect and Its Applications by V. M. Mostepanenko

The Casimir Effect and Its Applications

byV. M. Mostepanenko, N. N. TrunovTranslated byR. L. Znajek

Hardcover | January 1, 1997

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Of value to the general scientific public, this is the first book in the world scientific literature devoted to the Casimir effect. This topic has important applications in the fields of elementary particle physics, statistical physics, quantum field theory, gravitation and cosmology.

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Vladimir Mostepanenko is at St Petersburg State Technological Institute. N. N. Trunov is at D.L. Mendeleev Scientific Research Institute for Metrology, St Petersburg.
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Title:The Casimir Effect and Its ApplicationsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:212 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.67 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198539983

ISBN - 13:9780198539988

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Table of Contents

1. Physical foundations of the Casimir effect2. The Casimir effect for various cases3. Realistic quantization domain boundary properties4. Vacuum polarization in topologically non-trivial spaces and cosmology5. Effective temperature of the vacuum6. The Casimir effect in elementary particle physics

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The serious enthusiast of the Casimir effect will rejoice at the publication of this book since it contains a wealth of material, some of which is not very widely known...The book has next to no overlap with books devoted to the Casimir effect in condensed matter physics, like Krech's book("The Casimir Effect in Critical Systems") or Langbein's book ("Van der Waals Attraction").