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BE condensate

  1. Oct 4, 2005 #1
    Can we have a photon BE condensate? Theoretically, can graviton and gluons and all other force propagators make BE condensates?
     
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  3. Oct 4, 2005 #2

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    Er... photons ARE already in a BE condensate! They are the clearest example of such a thing.

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  4. Oct 5, 2005 #3
    What about other kind of elementary particle bosons?

    Why does alkali nuclei need low temperature to achieve BE condensate?
     
  5. Oct 5, 2005 #4

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    There are already other BE condensates, even in atomic gasses. You need low temperature for these because thermal fluctuations destroy long-range coherence.

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