Einstein's Last Paper

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Einstein's last paper (1925) was about the superconducting phonomenon which lead to discovery of a gaseous Bose-Einstein Condensate.

Theoretical remark on the superconductivity of metals

A. Einstein
translated by Bjoern S. Schmekel (Cornell University)

Source: (arXiv.org) http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/physics/pdf/0510/0510251v2.pdf


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Source: http://www.lorentz.leidenuniv.nl/history/Einstein_archive/

"Manuscript in Einstein's handwriting (dated December 1924), with editorial markup. It was evidently used by Einstein to correct the page proofs in early 1925 and left behind in Leiden after his February visit. The publication is in the proceedings of the Berlin Academy of Sciences. (The reprint shown here was Ehrenfest's copy.) Page 2 of the manuscript reports the last scientific discovery of Einstein's career: the prediction of the new state of matter now called the Bose-Einstein condensate. (The 2001 Nobel prize went to its experimental observation in a cold dilute gas.)"