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The emerging quasiparticles can be quite stable with well-defined properties like mass and charge.
The push and pull between each electron and all the particles in its environment “dress” the electron so that it acts like a quasiparticle with a larger mass.
“Star Trek used to love taking the names of real quasiparticles and ascribing magical properties to them,” said Douglas Natelson, a physicist at Rice University in Texas whose job involves creating actual quasiparticles with near-magical properties.
The beauty of quasiparticles is that we can practically make them to order, having a vast variety of properties.
A “phonon” is a quasiparticle of sound formed from vibrations moving through a crystal.