Sizable electromagnetic forces in parallel-plate metallic cavity

@article{Wang2011SizableEF,
  title={Sizable electromagnetic forces in parallel-plate metallic cavity},
  author={S. B. Wang and Jack Ng and H. Liu and Henry Hongxing Zheng and Zhi Hong Hang and C. T. Chan},
  journal={Physical Review B},
  year={2011},
  volume={84},
  pages={075114}
}
Using a boundary element method to calculate electromagnetic fields and the Maxwell stress tensor method to compute electromagnetic forces, we investigate electromagnetic wave induced forces acting on a pair of identical metal plates that form an electromagnetic resonance cavity. Different frequency regimes are considered, from infrared frequencies with micron-scale structures down to the microwave regime, which involves millimeter-scale structures. We found that at both length scales… 

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