A Rotating Quantum Vacuum

@article{DeLorenci1999ARQ,
  title={A Rotating Quantum Vacuum},
  author={V. A. De Lorenci and Nami F. Svaiter},
  journal={Foundations of Physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={29},
  pages={1233-1264}
}
We investigate how a uniformly rotating frame is defined as the rest frame of an observer rotating with constant angular velocity Ω around the z axis of an inertial frame. Assuming this frame to be a Lorentz one, we second quantize a free massless scalar field in the rotating frame and obtain that creation-annihilation operators of the field are not the same as those of an inertial frame. This leads to a new vacuum state—a rotating vacuum. After this, introducing an apparatus device coupled… Expand
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