Bose–Einstein statistics

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Bose statistics

Definition of Bose–Einstein statistics

  1. :  quantum-mechanical statistics according to which subatomic particles of a given class (such as photons and pi-mesons) have a quantum-mechanical symmetry that in cases of thermal equilibrium tends to cause an accumulation of many particles of the same kind in each of the possible low-energy quantum-mechanical states —called also Einstein-Bose statistics — compare fermi-dirac statistics

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Origin and Etymology of bose–einstein statistics

after Satyendra Nath Bose, †1974 Indian physicist and Albert Einstein †1955 American physicist born in Germany


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