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dc.titleQuantum interest in two dimensions
dc.contributor.authorTeo, E.
dc.contributor.authorWong, K.F.
dc.date.accessioned2014-10-16T09:38:11Z
dc.date.available2014-10-16T09:38:11Z
dc.date.issued2002
dc.identifier.citationTeo, E., Wong, K.F. (2002). Quantum interest in two dimensions. Physical Review D 66 (6) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.66.064007
dc.identifier.issn05562821
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/97687
dc.description.abstractThe quantum interest conjecture of Ford and Roman asserts that any negative-energy pulse must necessarily be followed by an overcompensating positive-energy one within a certain maximum time delay. Furthermore, the minimum amount of over-compensation increases with the separation between the pulses. In this paper we first study the case of a negative-energy square pulse followed by a positive-energy one for a minimally coupled, massless scalar field in two-dimensional Minkowski space. We obtain explicit expressions for the maximum time delay and the amount of over-compensation needed, using a previously developed eigenvalue approach. These results are then used to give a proof of the quantum interest conjecture for massless scalar fields in two dimensions, valid for general energy distributions. © 2002 The American Physical Society.
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dc.sourceScopus
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentPHYSICS
dc.description.doi10.1103/PhysRevD.66.064007
dc.description.sourcetitlePhysical Review D
dc.description.volume66
dc.description.issue6
dc.description.page-
dc.identifier.isiut000178460800034
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