# quantum statistics

- the branch of statistical mechanics that incorporates quantum mechanics.

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## Origin of quantum statistics^{}

First recorded in 1930–35

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## quantum statistics

- (functioning as singular) physics statistics concerned with the distribution of a number of identical elementary particles, atoms, ions, or molecules among possible quantum states

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## quantum statistics

- Any of various kinds of statistical mechanics that assume quantum mechanical behavior of particles.

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