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Negative absolute temperature

  1. Oct 23, 2007 #1
    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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  3. Oct 24, 2007 #2

    Kurdt

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    You may find the following link useful.

    http://www.maxwellian.demon.co.uk/art/esa/negkelvin/negkelvin.html [Broken]
     
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