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Bose-Einstein Condensate

  1. Oct 30, 2014 #1
    Is it possible for two atoms in a Bose-Einstein condensate to literally occupy the same space?
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  4. Oct 30, 2014 #3


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    Where is the difference? What would you consider as "actually occupy the same place"?
  5. Oct 31, 2014 #4


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    Usually, you assume a hard core repulsion, so even in a BEC, there are no two atoms in the same place.
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