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The Casimir effect on silicon micromechanical systems: Forces due to virtual photons

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3 Author(s)
H. B. Chan ; Department of Physics, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China ; Y. Bao ; J. Zou

The Casimir force arising from quantum fluctuations could become the dominant interaction in silicon micromechanical devices under the appropriate conditions. The measured force is distinct from the pairwise summation of van der Waals forces.

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Optical MEMS and Nanophotonics (OMN), 2012 International Conference on

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6-9 Aug. 2012