Exotic Quantum States

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Quantum weirdness

At ordinary temperatures and at the subatomic level, chaos is the rule. At low enough temperatures, however, electrons are constrained, forming exotic phases that exhibit long-range order, or repeating patterns.

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Exotic Quantum States 2017-11-21T13:53:34+00:00

Heat Flow and Quantum Oscillators

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Good vibrations

Materials that are absolutely perfect—in other words, materials that contain no defect of any kind—are usually not very interesting. Imagine being married to a saint: you would quickly be bored out of your mind! Defects and impurities can considerably change many properties of materials in ways that allow a wide range of applications.

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Heat Flow and Quantum Oscillators 2017-06-08T15:32:36+00:00