Boundaries and the Casimir effect in noncommutative space-time

  title={Boundaries and the Casimir effect in noncommutative space-time},
  author={Roberto Casadio and Alessandro Gruppuso and Benjamin Harms and Octavian Micu},
  journal={Physical Review D},
We calculate modifications to the scalar Casimir force between two parallel plates due to space-time noncommutativity. We devise a heuristic approach to overcome the difficulties of describing boundaries in noncommutative theories and predict that boundary corrections are of the same order as noncommutative volume corrections. Further, both corrections have the form of more conventional finite surface effects. 

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