Comment on 'Quantum Friction-Fact or Fiction?'

Ulf Leonhardt

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Article number068001
Number of pages4
JournalNew Journal of Physics
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Jun 2010

Keywords

  • Quantum friction
  • Quantum vacuum
  • Lifshitz theory

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