# Casimir effect: The Classical limit

@article{Feinberg2001CasimirET, title={Casimir effect: The Classical limit}, author={Joshua Feinberg and Ady Mann and Michael Revzen}, journal={Annals of Physics}, year={2001}, volume={288}, pages={103-136} }

Abstract We analyze the high temperature (or classical) limit of the Casimir effect. A useful quantity which arises naturally in our discussion is the “relative Casimir energy,” which we define for a configuration of disjoint conducting boundaries of arbitrary shapes, as the difference of Casimir energies between the given configuration and a configuration with the same boundaries infinitely far apart. Using path integration techniques, we show that the relative Casimir energy vanishes…

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