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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.]
(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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|Noun||1.||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"