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Bose-Einstein condensate and ions spin

  1. Jun 30, 2011 #1
    Is it that correct to say that ions ina B-E condensate rotate at around 10^15 rpm? (don't know the exact english term for this, sorry).
     
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  3. Jun 30, 2011 #2

    SpectraCat

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    I have no idea what you are even asking about, but as written, I think it is safe to say that statement is incorrect.
     
  4. Jun 30, 2011 #3
    does an ion have a spin?
     
  5. Jun 30, 2011 #4

    alxm

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    It might. But having spin doesn't mean its spinning on its axis. Particle spin is only named that because it acts as if it were spinning on its axis in a few ways. (in other ways, it doesn't)
     
  6. Jul 4, 2011 #5
    that's very cryptic, where could I find some info on this topic?
     
  7. Jul 4, 2011 #6

    Drakkith

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