Bose-Einstein statistics

plural nounPhysics.
  1. 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.

Origin of Bose-Einstein statistics

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

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British Dictionary definitions for Bose-Einstein statistics

Bose-Einstein statistics

pl n
  1. (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 principle: Compare Fermi-Dirac statistics

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Scientific definitions for Bose-Einstein statistics

Bose-Einstein statistics

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