BE condensate


by touqra
Tags: condensate
touqra
touqra is offline
#1
Oct4-05, 07:06 AM
P: 284
Can we have a photon BE condensate? Theoretically, can graviton and gluons and all other force propagators make BE condensates?
Phys.Org News Partner Physics news on Phys.org
Chameleon crystals could enable active camouflage (w/ video)
Atomic switcheroo explains origins of thin-film solar cell mystery
X-ray laser experiment explores how specially shocked material gets stronger
ZapperZ
ZapperZ is offline
#2
Oct4-05, 07:15 AM
Mentor
ZapperZ's Avatar
P: 28,838
Er... photons ARE already in a BE condensate! They are the clearest example of such a thing.

Zz.
touqra
touqra is offline
#3
Oct5-05, 05:49 AM
P: 284
Quote Quote by ZapperZ
Er... photons ARE already in a BE condensate! They are the clearest example of such a thing.

Zz.
What about other kind of elementary particle bosons?

Why does alkali nuclei need low temperature to achieve BE condensate?

ZapperZ
ZapperZ is offline
#4
Oct5-05, 06:40 AM
Mentor
ZapperZ's Avatar
P: 28,838

BE condensate


Quote Quote by touqra
What about other kind of elementary particle bosons?

Why does alkali nuclei need low temperature to achieve BE condensate?
There are already other BE condensates, even in atomic gasses. You need low temperature for these because thermal fluctuations destroy long-range coherence.

Zz.


Register to reply

Related Discussions
Bose Condensate Quantum Physics 5
Bose Einstein condensate Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 4
BE condensate High Energy, Nuclear, Particle Physics 0
Fermionic condensate Atomic, Solid State, Comp. Physics 5
Fermionic Condensate Quantum Physics 3