Casimir effect in dielectrics

@article{Schwinger1978CasimirEI,
  title={Casimir effect in dielectrics},
  author={Julian Seymour Schwinger and Lester L. DeRaad and Kimball A. Milton},
  journal={Annals of Physics},
  year={1978},
  volume={115},
  pages={1-23}
}

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