# Casimir effect as a test for thermal corrections and hypothetical long-range interactions

@article{Klimchitskaya2005CasimirEA, title={Casimir effect as a test for thermal corrections and hypothetical long-range interactions}, author={Galina L. Klimchitskaya and Ricardo S. Decca and Ephraim Fischbach and Dennis E. Krause and D.L'opez and Vladimir M. Mostepanenko}, journal={International Journal of Modern Physics A}, year={2005}, volume={20}, pages={2205-2221} }

We have performed a precise experimental determination of the Casimir pressure between two gold-coated parallel plates by means of a micromachined oscillator. In contrast to all previous experiments on the Casimir effect, where a small relative error (varying from 1% to 15%) was achieved only at the shortest separation, our smallest experimental error (~ 0.5%) is achieved over a wide separation range from 170 nm to 300 nm at 95% confidence. We have formulated a rigorous metrological procedure…

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