fermionic condensate


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fermionic condensate:

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matter in the form of a gas of atoms, molecules, or elementary particles that have been so chilled that their motion is virtually halted and as a consequence they lose their separate identities and merge into a single entity.
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The extraordinary strength of pairing makes this first-ever fermionic condensate of special interest to scientists and engineers because it's a property that scientists expect to find in future superconductors that might operate at room temperature.
researchers have confined fermionic atoms, such as lithium-6, in traps and then chilled the particles to nearly absolute zero, so that the particles coalesced into what are known as superfluid fermionic condensates (SN: 9/11/99,p.