Definition of Fermion

1. Noun. Any particle that obeys Fermi-Dirac statistics and is subject to the Pauli exclusion principle.

Specialized synonyms: Baryon, Heavy Particle, Lepton
Generic synonyms: Particle, Subatomic Particle



Definition of Fermion

1. Noun. A particle with totally antisymmetric composite quantum states, which means it must obey the Pauli exclusion principle and Fermi-Dirac statistics. They have half-integer spin. Among them are many elementary particles, most derived from quarks. Compare ''boson''. ¹

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Definition of Fermion

1. a type of atomic particle [n -S]

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Literary usage of Fermion

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1. Opportunities In High Magnetic Field Science by National Academy of Sciences (U.S.), National Research Council (U. S.) (2005)
"Heavy fermion Systems The ability to understand and, ultimately, to predict the circumstances under which materials become magnetic is important at both a ..."

2. First Workshop on Grand Unification: New England Center, University of New by Paul H. Frampton, Sheldon L. Glashow, Asim Yildiz (1980)
"INTRODUCTION Alas, I have no theory of the fermion mass matrix. Instead, I will talk about many models, none entirely satisfactory but each with some ..."

3. Cartanian Geometry, Nonlinear Waves, and Control Theory. by Robert Hermann (1980)
"I refer here specifically to his work in the area of supersymmetries and graded Lie algebras, as exemplified by the preprint “Quantum and fermion ..."

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