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Negative Temperature

Started by Unbeliever, January 23, 2019, 12:34:04 pm

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QuoteIn quantum thermodynamics, certain systems can achieve negative temperature; that is, their temperature can be expressed as a negative quantity on the Kelvin or Rankine scales.

A system with a truly negative temperature on the Kelvin scale is hotter than any system with a positive temperature. If a negative-temperature system and a positive-temperature system come in contact, heat will flow from the negative- to the positive-temperature system.



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negative_temperature
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