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A Quick question about electron quasi particles...

  1. Mar 24, 2017 #1
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  3. Mar 24, 2017 #2

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    It can do that, under very exotic conditions. It does not have to.
    They have to be in the same material, but not necessarily at the same place (as far as "place" is a meaningful concept).
     
  4. Mar 24, 2017 #3
    what if the electron then leaves the material, do all 3 quasi particles leave the material (they're bounded together) or can they be seperated?
     
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    They all have to leave the material.
     
  6. Mar 24, 2017 #5
    So they're bounded together, right
     
  7. Mar 24, 2017 #6

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    Well, the quasiparticles don't exist outside the material. Outside, you just have an electron.
     
  8. Mar 24, 2017 #7
    Oh, so all three of them just merge into one single particle when the electron leaves the material?
     
  9. Mar 24, 2017 #8

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    Yes.
     
  10. Mar 24, 2017 #9
    Are you just saying that because your annoyed or because that's what's really going on?
     
  11. Mar 24, 2017 #10

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    I am saying yes because it is right.
     
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