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Offline jaiii

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How to maintain the Casimir effect when you place metal plates are used sheet of graphene.

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« Last Edit: 08/03/2014 15:01:48 by chris »


Offline evan_au

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Re: Graphene
« Reply #1 on: 05/03/2014 10:04:37 »
A single sheet of graphene is rather floppy, which would make it hard to measure the Casimir effect between two sheets of graphene.

I suggest that you use multi-layer sheet of graphene to make the plate stiff.
Or mount the graphene on a very flat surface (eg optical glass, or a silicon wafer).
Or just use metal plates?

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