Dictionary.com

Bose-Einstein statistics

Save This Word!

plural noun Physics.
quantum statistics for particles not obeying the exclusion principle, based on the assumption that in a given physical system consisting of indistinguishable particles and regions, all distinguishable arrangements of the particles have equal probability.
QUIZ
SPRINT TO THE FINISH WITH THIS OLYMPICS QUIZ!
Compete in our Olympics quiz to see if you can take home the gold medal in Olympics knowledge.
Question 1 of 10
Where was the Olympics first held?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Bose-Einstein statistics

1925–30; named after S. N. Bose (see boson) and Albert Einstein

Words nearby Bose-Einstein statistics

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Bose-Einstein statistics in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Bose-Einstein statistics

Bose-Einstein statistics

pl n
(functioning as singular) physics the branch of quantum statistics applied to systems of particles of zero or integral spin that do not obey the exclusion principleCompare Fermi-Dirac statistics
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Scientific definitions for Bose-Einstein statistics

Bose-Einstein statistics

See under statistical mechanics.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
FEEDBACK