Can moving mirrors violate the second law of thermodynamics?

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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
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 17 1982
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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