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Title: An Experimental Exploration of the Quantum Vacuum through the Casimir Force

Quantum theory predicts that the vacuum (empty space) is filled with virtual particles also referred to as zero point energy. H.B.G.Casimir, calculated an extraordinary property, that two uncharged memore »tallic plates placed parallel in vacuum, would experience an attractive force due to the alteration of the zero point electromagnetic energy. Some of the fascinating aspects of the force, its implications and its measurements will be discussed.« less
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Title: An Experimental Exploration of the Quantum Vacuum through the Casimir Force
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Publication Date: 2003-03-12
OSTI Identifier: 1015662
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): TRN: US1202067
Resource Type: Multimedia
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on March 12, 2003
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS ; CASIMIR EFFECT ; EXPLORATION ; PLATES ; VIRTUAL PARTICLES
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 0:49:23
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27