negative absolute temperature


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Oct23-07, 08:51 PM
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What is really meant by temperature and negative absolute temperature? Is that an abnormal state that happens during population inversion in laser?
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You may find the following link useful.

http://www.maxwellian.demon.co.uk/ar...negkelvin.html


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