Bose-Einstein statistics


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Bose-Einstein statistics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The statistics used in statistical mechanics to describe the behavior of large numbers of bosons, such as photons in a laser beam.

[After Satyendra Nath Bose and Albert Einstein.]

Bose-Einstein statistics

pl n
(General Physics) (functioning as singular) physics the branch of quantum statistics applied to systems of particles of zero or integral spin that do not obey the exclusion principle. Compare Fermi-Dirac statistics
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Noun1.Bose-Einstein statistics - (physics) statistical law obeyed by a system of particles whose wave function is not changed when two particles are interchanged (the Pauli exclusion principle does not apply)
law of nature, law - a generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature; "the laws of thermodynamics"
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The class of particles that obey Bose-Einstein statistics has been named Bosons, after Prof Bose.
In this section we consider a different theoretical framework to generalize Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein statistics, from conventional method using anyons, [5] in particular because this conventional method cannot be generalized further to include Tsallis statistics which has attracted some attention in recent years.
He followed this phenomenal start with many strong advances in the field, including the discoveries of Bose-Einstein statistics, stimulated emission, the cosmological constant, and the Einstein-Rosen-Podolsky paradox.