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Advances in High Energy Physics
Volume 2013, Article ID 296836, 8 pages
Research Article

The Effects of Minimal Length in Entropic Force Approach

Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 382424, India

Received 17 August 2013; Accepted 3 October 2013

Academic Editor: George Siopsis

Copyright © 2013 Barun Majumder. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


With Verlinde’s recent proposal which says that gravity can be identified with an entropic force and considering the effects of generalized uncertainty principle in the black hole entropy-area relation we derive the modified equations for Newton’s law of gravitation, modified Newtonian dynamics, and Einstein’s general relativity. The corrections to the Newtonian potential is compared with the corrections that come from Randall-Sundrum II model and an effective field theoretical model of quantum general relativity. The effect of the generalized uncertainty principle introduces a type correction term in the entropy-area relation whose consequences in different scenarios are discussed.