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Fermi-Dirac statistics

[fur-mee-duh-rak] /ˈfɜr mi dəˈræk/

plural noun, Physics.
quantum statistics defining the possible arrangements of particles in a given system in terms of the exclusion principle.
(physics) the branch of quantum statistics used to calculate the permitted energy arrangements of the particles in a system in terms of the exclusion principle Compare Bose-Einstein statistics
Fermi-Dirac statistics
See under statistical mechanics.


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