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The Opposite of Plasma?

  1. Sep 16, 2010 #1
    I need help, and not just from Wikipedia. I need to know what is know about the State Bose-Einstein State...the state more solid than..solid...per se.
     
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  3. Sep 16, 2010 #2

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    "More solid than solid, in itself"? What does that mean?

    Superfluid helium is a partial BEC, and not particularly 'solid'.
     
  4. Sep 16, 2010 #3

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    And in BECs involving alkali metal atoms (among the most popular kind of BECs), the density of the condensate is actually about a million times lower than that of air at STP.
     
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  6. Sep 17, 2010 #5

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    Note that the above references are for supersolids. To understand them, one must first have a reasonable understanding of BECs.
     
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