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Entropy 2004, 6(1), 216-222; doi:10.3390/e6010216
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On Expansion of a Spherical Enclosure Bathed in Zero-Point Radiation

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Received: 20 February 2004; Accepted: 16 March 2004 / Published: 17 March 2004
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Limits to the Second Law of Thermodynamics)
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Abstract: In the present contribution a simple thought experiment made with an idealized spherical enclosure bathed in zero-point (ZP) electromagnetic radiation and having walls made of a material with an upper frequency cut-off has been qualitatively analysed. As a result, a possible mechanism of filling real cavities with ZP radiation based on Doppler's effect has been suggested and corresponding entropy changes have been discussed.
Keywords: zero-point radiation; Doppler's effect; thought experiment zero-point radiation; Doppler's effect; thought experiment
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Mares, J.J.; Spicka, V.; Kristofik, J.; Hubik, P. On Expansion of a Spherical Enclosure Bathed in Zero-Point Radiation. Entropy 2004, 6, 216-222.

AMA Style

Mares JJ, Spicka V, Kristofik J, Hubik P. On Expansion of a Spherical Enclosure Bathed in Zero-Point Radiation. Entropy. 2004; 6(1):216-222.

Chicago/Turabian Style

Mares, Jirí J.; Spicka, Václav; Kristofik, Jozef; Hubik, Pavel. 2004. "On Expansion of a Spherical Enclosure Bathed in Zero-Point Radiation." Entropy 6, no. 1: 216-222.


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