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theorems:spin_statistics_theorem

Explanations in this section should contain no formulas, but instead colloquial things like you would hear them during a coffee break or at a cocktail party.

particles with half-integer spin | particles with integer spin | |||||||||||||

Fermi-Dirac statistics | Bose-Einstein statistics | |||||||||||||

- A nice book on the topic is Pauli And The Spin-Statistics Theorem by Ian Duck, E.C.G. Sudarshan

- The standard reference is the book PCT, Spin and Statistics, and All That by Raymond F. Streater,

The spin-statistics theorem tells us that there can be never two identical fermions in the same state (they anticommute), while there can be arbitrarily many identical bosons.

- Why are anticommutators needed in quantization of Dirac fields?
- see https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/17893/why-are-anticommutators-needed-in-quantization-of-dirac-fields

theorems/spin_statistics_theorem.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/09 11:12 by jakobadmin

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