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Dynamical Casimir effect and the possibility of laser-like generation of gravitational radiation

  title={Dynamical Casimir effect and the possibility of laser-like generation of gravitational radiation},
  author={R. Chiao and J. Sharping and L. Martinez and B. Kang and A. Castelli and N. Inan and J. J. Thompson},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
In this paper, we address the question as to whether or not measurable sources for gravitational waves could possibly be made in the laboratory. Based on an analogy of the dynamical Casimir effect with the stimulated emission of radiation in the laser, our answer to this question is in the affirmative, provided that superconducting radio-frequency cavities in fact possess high quality factors for both electromagnetic and gravitational microwave radiation, as one would expect due to a quantum… Expand

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