# Energy-momentum tensor for a Casimir apparatus in a weak gravitational field

@article{Bimonte2006EnergymomentumTF, title={Energy-momentum tensor for a Casimir apparatus in a weak gravitational field}, author={Giuseppe Bimonte and Enrico Calloni and Giampiero Esposito and Luigi Rosa}, journal={Physical Review D}, year={2006}, volume={74}, pages={085011} }

The influence of the gravity acceleration on the regularized energy-momentum tensor of the quantized electromagnetic field between two plane-parallel conducting plates is derived. We use Fermi coordinates and work to first order in the constant acceleration parameter. A perturbative expansion, to this order, of the Green functions involved and of the energy-momentum tensor is derived by means of the covariant geodesic point-splitting procedure. In correspondence to the Green functions…

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