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jafari M, mahdavi M. Dynamical Casimir-Polder Interaction between a Moving Chiral Molecule and a Surface. IJOP. 2020; 14 (1) :45-56
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1- Department of Physics, Imam Khomeini International University, Qazvin, Iran
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 This paper aims to evaluate the time-dependent Casimir-Polder force of a moving chiral molecule and a magnetodielectric chiral body at finite temperature. The chiral body can be an ensemble of molecules in a biological environment. The temporal evolution of the Casimir-Polder force is considered. The dynamical Casimir-Polder is arising from the movement of the chiral molecule and self-dressing effect is calculated and specific dependence of the force on the velocity, distance and material properties are found. To give an example, the Casimir force of a dimethyl disulfide, which moves above a perfect mirror with positive chirality, is studied. It was observed that the self-dressing part of the Casimir-Polder force was larger than the velocity-dependent part.
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Received: 2019/07/24 | Revised: 2019/09/6 | Accepted: 2019/10/4 | Published: 2020/09/10

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