Can moving mirrors violate the second law of thermodynamics?

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Abstract

Quantum field theory permits accelerating mirrors to radiate negative energy. A scenario is presented in which this phenomenon appears to violate the second law of thermodynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-218
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume113
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 17 1982
Externally publishedYes

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Can moving mirrors violate the second law of thermodynamics? / Davies, Paul.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 113, No. 3, 17.06.1982, p. 215-218.

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