fermion

noun fer·mi·on \ ˈfer-mē-ˌän , ˈfər- \

Definition of fermion

: a particle (such as an electron, proton, or neutron) whose spin quantum number is an odd multiple of ¹/₂ — compare boson

fermionic

play \ˌfer-mē-ˈä-nik, ˌfər-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of fermion

Enrico Fermi + English 2-on


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