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Fermi-Dirac statistics

[fur-mee-duh-rak] /ˈfɜr mi dəˈræk/
noun, Physics.
1.
quantum statistics defining the possible arrangements of particles in a given system in terms of the exclusion principle.
Also, Fermi statistics.
Compare fermion.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; named after E. Fermi and A. M. Dirac
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Fermi-Dirac statistics

noun
1.
(physics) the branch of quantum statistics used to calculate the permitted energy arrangements of the particles in a system in terms of the exclusion principle Compare Bose-Einstein statistics
Word Origin
C20: named after Enrico Fermi and Paul Dirac
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Fermi-Dirac statistics  
See under statistical mechanics.
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