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Temperature of sub-atomic particles

  1. Aug 26, 2008 #1
    Is there anything defined as temperature of sub-atomic particles??
    Then,is it possible, by any means, to measure the temperature of sub-atomic particles??
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  3. Aug 26, 2008 #2

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    A single particle doesn't have a temperature. Temperature is a statistical property of ensembles of particles.
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