condensed matter


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condensed matter

[kən¦denst ′mad·ər]
(physics)
Matter in the liquid or solid state.
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Even more intriguing is the perspective of finding more 'elementary' particles in other condensed matter systems," the researchers say.
Nonetheless, many lines of evidence had revealed that the body of the Sun must be comprised of condensed matter (see Table I).
This undergraduate textbook merges traditional solid state physics with contemporary condensed matter physics, providing an up-to-date introduction to the major concepts that form the foundations of condensed materials.
Lumsden, a distinguished research staff member in the Neutron Science Directorate's Quantum Condensed Matter Division, was recognized for contributions to understanding of magnetism in iron-based superconductors using neutron scattering techniques.
Some scientists have proposed that electrons in these materials pair up at temperatures just above what the materials need to be superconductive, but the evidence is controversial, says Ohio State University condensed matter physicist Mohit Randeria.
Hence, an additional line of evidence that the Sun is comprised of condensed matter can be harvested by extending Kirchhoff's insight to the solar atmosphere, above the photospheric surface.
Lucent Technologies today announced the creation of the Lucent Technologies and Rutgers University Fellowships in Condensed Matter Physics.
Vitiello's research gives an account of the physics of elementary particles and condensed matter, and the brain's basic dynamics.
Partially funded by the National Science Foundation, this year's course focused on the methods and applications of low-energy neutron spectroscopy, an experimental technique widely used to study the motion of atoms, molecules and magnetic moments in a variety of condensed matter systems (mostly solids).
The head of the team, Dr Peter Olmstead, said: "Shaving foam is soft, condensed matter and what we want to discover is why it loses its shape after about a day.
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