Fermi–Dirac distribution

noun Fer·mi–Di·rac distribution \¦fer(ˌ)mēdə¦rak—\

Definition of Fermi–Dirac distribution

  1. :  an assumed statistical distribution of speeds among the electrons responsible for thermal conduction in metals

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Origin and Etymology of fermi–dirac distribution

after Enrico Fermi †1954 Italian physicist and Paul A. M. Dirac, born 1902 English physicist

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capable of being understood in two ways

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