Bose-Einstein Condensation in Alkali Vapors: The Precursor to Matter-Wave Lasers

Michael H. Anderson and Murray Holland

The basic properties of a purely quantum mechanical state of matter are described and related to coherent laser emissions. The authors then discuss the first experiment to observe this new state of matter.

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