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By phonons one refers to the quanta of sound? waves in condensed matter, such as in a crystal.

Compare to photons, which are the quanta of light waves.


See also:

On holographic description of phonon gases in non-merallic crystals:

  • Xiangqing Kong, Tao Wang, Liu Zhao, High temperature AdS black holes are low temperature quantum phonon gases [arXiv:2209.12230]

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