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Title: Quantum vacuum energy and the Casimir effect
Author: Aguadé Gorgorió, Guim
Director/Tutor: Solà Peracaula, Joan
Keywords: Teoria quàntica
Treballs de fi de grau
Quantum theory
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jan-2014
Abstract: An overview of the Casimir e ect is presented. The area of study is historically introduced, together with a basic presentation on the zero-point energy concept in relation with the quantization of elds. After this, the Casimir force between parallel plates is calculated under two di erent regularization schemes. The brief overview is completed with a compilation of experimental results and implications of the e ect in di erent elds of physics.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Any: 2014, Tutor: Joan Solà
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Física

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