condensed matter


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condensed matter

n
(General Physics) physics
a. crystalline and amorphous solids and liquids, including liquid crystals, glasses, polymers, and gels
b. (as modifier): condensed-matter physics.
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However, Lorentz symmetry does not apply in condensed matter because typical electron velocities in solids are very small compared to the speed of light, making condensed matter physics an inherently low-energy theory.
The research was supported by the Metals and the Condensed Matter Physics programs of the National Science Foundation's Division of Materials Research.
Gases were inappropriately endowed with all of the properties of condensed matter.
As its chairman he has a seat at the EU-funded Neutron Round Table and has also been appointed to the International Committee on the Future of Neutron Sources, a sub-group of the IUPAP Commission on the Structure andDynamics of Condensed Matter.
Sullivan, the former head of the department of physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as an outstanding experimentalist of condensed matter, Mason is emerging as a leader in her field.
The International Society for Condensed Matter Nuclear Science (ISCMNS) is a not-for-profit scientific society whose mission is to "promote the understanding, development and application of Condensed Matter Nuclear Science (CMNS) for the benefit of members and the wider community.
The neutrons are provided by the NIST Center for Neutron Research, a national user facility for studies that include condensed matter physics, materials science, nuclear chemistry, and biological science.
Professor Brian Josephson, recipient of the Nobel Prize in physics in 1973, is director of the Mind-Matter Unification Project of the Theory of Condensed Matter Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, England.
The National Research Council's 1999 review of new directions for condensed matter physics found that natural cellulose products merit further funding
Scientists from universities including Oxford, Cambridge and Leeds will take part in the study, which will investigate the properties of "soft condensed matter.
He said: "Shaving foam is soft, condensed matter and what we want to discover is why it loses its shape after about a day.
neutron scattering research into condensed matter science in several disciplines, including chemistry, physics, biology, and metallurgical process engineering.