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Casimir energy and the possibility of higher dimensional manipulation

Obousy, R. K.; Saharian, A. A.;
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  • Published: 25 Jun 2009
Abstract
It is well known that the Casimir effect is an excellent candidate for the stabilization of the extra dimensions. It has also been suggested that the Casimir effect in higher dimensions may be the underlying phenomenon that is responsible for the dark energy which is currently driving the accelerated expansion of the universe. In this paper we suggest that, in principle, it may be possible to directly manipulate the size of an extra dimension locally using Standard Model fields in the next generation of particle accelerators. This adjustment of the size of the higher dimension could serve as a technological mechanism to locally adjust the dark energy density and...
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free text keywords: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology, High Energy Physics - Theory
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