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Fermi-Dirac statistics

[fur-mee-duh-rak]
noun Physics.
quantum statistics defining the possible arrangements of particles in a given system in terms of the exclusion principle.
Also, Fermi statistics.
Compare fermion.


Origin:
1925–30; named after E. Fermi and A. M. Dirac

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Fermi-Dirac statistics
 
n
physics Compare Bose-Einstein statistics the branch of quantum statistics used to calculate the permitted energy arrangements of the particles in a system in terms of the exclusion principle
 
[C20: named after Enrico Fermi and Paul Dirac]

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Fermi-Dirac statistics  
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