Casmir extraction

Date: Mon Jan 31 2000 - 18:38:37 MST

Michael wrote"
>Theory says that a pair of
>perfectly conductive planes of infinite extent, separated by 10 nm (100
<Angstrom, for you classicists) ought to experience an inward force of
>about one atmosphere. The site does point out that the cycles currently
>envisioned do no net work.
> > MMB

This was the point of my original post, that there is energy there, but the
only to extract it, ie to do work [in the real and thermodynamic sense], is
to have a lower energy level to move the energy to. Being based on zero
point energy, there is no place lower to go. [Any negative energy folks out

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