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quantum statistics

noun, Physics, Chemistry
1.
the branch of statistical mechanics that incorporates quantum mechanics.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • Only in this way the full effects of entanglement and quantum statistics could be properly accounted for.
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quantum statistics

noun
1.
(functioning as sing) (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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