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Title: Van der Waals forces in pNRQED

We report on the calculation of electromagnetic van der Waals forces [1] between two hydrogen atoms using non-relativistic effective field theories (EFTs) of QED for large and small momentum transfers with respect to the intrinsic energy scale of the hydrogen atom. Our results reproduce the well known London and Casimir-Polder forces.
Authors:
 [1]
  1. Physik-Department, Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen, James-Franck-Str. 1, 85748 Garching (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22499089
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1701; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 11. conference on quark confinement and hadron spectrum, Saint Petersburg (Russian Federation), 8-12 Sep 2014; Other Information: (c) 2016 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; CASIMIR EFFECT; HYDROGEN; MOMENTUM TRANSFER; QUANTUM ELECTRODYNAMICS; RELATIVISTIC RANGE; VAN DER WAALS FORCES