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Reaching absolute zero and BEC

  1. Feb 14, 2009 #1
    Why are we finding it so difficult to reach absolute zero and if at all we are able to achieve it then what are the implications of such a feat?
    What relation does a bose einstein condensate have with absolute zero? (i know that we have achieved it but how does it happen as we lower temperatures)
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  3. Feb 14, 2009 #2
    A system with zero temperature is just as theoretically impossible in our current framework as accelerating a massive system to the speed of light. For this reason, one can hardly use our current framework to speculate about "what would happen."
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