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Functional derivation of Casimir energy at non-zero temperature

Ganguly, Avijit K and Pal, Palash B (1998) Functional derivation of Casimir energy at non-zero temperature. [Preprint]

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Abstract

Performing functional integration of the free Lagrangian, we find the vacuum energy of a field. The functional integration is performed in a way which easily generalizes to systems at non-zero temperature. We use this technique to obtain the Casimir energy density and pressure at arbitrary temperatures.

Item Type: Preprint
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Centre for Theoretical Studies
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2004
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:13
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/865

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