noun Physics, Chemistry.
the branch of statistical mechanics that incorporates quantum mechanics.
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Origin of quantum statistics
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby quantum statistics
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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Scientific definitions for quantum statistics
Any of various kinds of statistical mechanics that assume quantum mechanical behavior of particles.
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