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  • Comment on 'Quantum Friction-Fact or Fiction?' 

    Leonhardt, Ulf (2010-06-04) - Journal item
    If quantum friction existed (Pendry 2010 New J. Phys. 12 033028) an unlimited amount of useful energy could be extracted from the quantum vacuum and Lifshitz theory would fail. Both are unlikely to be true.
  • Hawking radiation in dispersive media 

    Robertson, Scott James (University of St Andrews, 2011-06-24) - Thesis
    Hawking radiation, despite its presence in theoretical physics for over thirty years, remains elusive and undetected. It also suffers, in its original context of gravitational black holes, from conceptual difficulties. Of ...