Quantum solid

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In physics, a quantum solid is a type of solid that is "intrinsically restless", in the sense that atoms continuously vibrate about their position and exchange places even at the absolute zero of temperature. The archetypal quantum solid is low density solid helium.

References[edit]

  • E.Polturak and N.Gov, Inside a quantum solid, Contemporary Physics 44, No.2, 145-151, (2003).