Quantum energies with worldline numerics

@article{Gies2006QuantumEW,
  title={Quantum energies with worldline numerics},
  author={Holger Gies and Klaus Klingmuller},
  journal={Journal of Physics A},
  year={2006},
  volume={39},
  pages={6415-6421}
}
We present new results for Casimir forces between rigid bodies which impose Dirichlet boundary conditions on a fluctuating scalar field. As a universal computational tool, we employ worldline numerics which builds on a combination of the string-inspired worldline approach with Monte Carlo techniques. Worldline numerics is not only particularly powerful for inhomogeneous background configurations such as involved Casimir geometries, it also provides for an intuitive picture of quantum… Expand

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