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Subject: What is a 'quantum critical point' ?

Date: Fri Dec 17 13:55:42 2004
Posted by John M. Dlugosz
Grade level: grad (science) School: No school entered.
City: Dallas State/Province: TX Country: United States
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1103313342.Ph

I read a news article  that
mentions the quantum critical point, but didn't explain it.  Doing a web search,
I find thousands of scientific papers but no gentle explaination for someone not
in that field.

Can someone have a crack at explaining it?

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