Perhaps more generally, can you have a chemical reaction between a quantum fluid (a sodium Bose-Einstein condensate for example) and another quantum fluid or a non-quantum fluid?

Or as a silly paraphrase: Could you use a superfluid as a fuel?

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    $\begingroup$ It would stop being a superfluid as it heated up. $\endgroup$
    – user253751
    Jan 23 at 21:07
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, after the reaction started at the very least. Looks like it's still an area of active research: paper $\endgroup$ Jan 26 at 3:22


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