I am writing an essay targeted at undergrad level, non-science audience and I am trying to find another real world example of what is possible due to the fact that bosons are not subject to Pauli exclusion principle, and all I can come up with is lasers.

I should mention that I do not have formal education, just life long self-study of science and physics. I get the concepts, but I don't have the required math.

  • $\begingroup$ Just fundamental bosons, or are you also interested in composite bosons, like Cooper pairs? $\endgroup$ – PM 2Ring Jan 24 at 0:32
  • $\begingroup$ Ah, of course, I wasn't thinking of superconductivity. Can you suggest any examples, other than superconductivity and its applications? $\endgroup$ – David Griswold Jan 24 at 0:46
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    $\begingroup$ Bose-Einstein condensation: Bosons tend to be together in the ground state below a certain critical temperature given a certain number density of particles. This is related to so called ‘superfluids’. Look up Helium superfluid, it can penetrate through class for example $\endgroup$ – Dani Jan 24 at 0:47
  • $\begingroup$ Hanbury Brown and Twiss effect $\endgroup$ – DanielSank Jan 24 at 0:57
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    $\begingroup$ This sort of discussion is good in a chat room. You only need 20 points to participate in Stack Exchange chat rooms. $\endgroup$ – PM 2Ring Jan 24 at 6:15

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