Asked by  | 17th Dec, 2012, 10:11: PM

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Bose-Einstein condensation is a phenomenon that occurs at low temperatures in systems consisting of large numbers of bosons whose total number is conserved in collisions. Used in the explanation of superfluidity, this phenomenon enables a significant fraction of the particles to occupy a single quantum state. No analogous phenomenon occurs for two or more fermions, which are prohibited by the Pauli exclusion principle from occupying the same quantum state. 

Answered by  | 18th Dec, 2012, 09:25: AM

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