quasiparticle

NOUN
  1. a quantum of energy (in a crystal lattice or other system) that has position and momentum and can in some respects be regarded as a particle
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How To Use quasiparticle In A Sentence

  • Remember that we also know that in many body systems there are quasiparticles which act very much like normal particles.
  • The effective masses of the electrons are therefore increased - by a few percent in simple metals and by factors of up to 1000 in ‘heavy fermion ‘systems - but the quasiparticles still carry the same charge and spin as free electrons.’
  • At this point we no longer discuss electrons but quasiparticles.
  • In the material, the procedure produced quasiparticles called exciton polaritons, which form when photons of light and electrons collide. Quantum Study Yields Unusual Results | Impact Lab
  • There are two types of quasiparticles, Bose and Fermi, and physicists around the globe are exploring the properties of each type.
  • He described the excited states of the liquid by the motion of certain fictive particles called quasiparticles. Nobel Prize in Physics 1962 - Presentation Speech
  • Well, what we find experimentally is that the quasiparticles are almost always fermions or bosons.
  • Fundamentally, a plasmon is a quasiparticle, a quantum of a plasma oscillation, as much as a photon is a quantization of light. physicsworld.com: all content
  • Well, what we find experimentally is that the quasiparticles are almost always fermions or bosons.
  • One point which Wen is particularly excited about is that fermions can appear as quasiparticles in local bosonic lattice systems.
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