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Bosons and the Pauli Exclusion Principle

  1. Jun 10, 2010 #1
    Do bosons tend not to obey Pauli Exclusion Principle?
    I would appreciate if someone would send me some material about this question, and answer it as well.
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  3. Jun 10, 2010 #2
    Bosons do not obey the exclusion principle. Only fermions do.
  4. Jun 10, 2010 #3

    Meir Achuz

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    Boson wave functions must by completely symmetric, so there is no 'exclusion', but some states are still ruled out.
  5. Jun 13, 2010 #4
    A good exercise is to consider a bound state of two fermions forming a boson. Then try to find the solution to the following paradox. While the bosons can be in the same state, the fermions they consist of can't. How is this possible?
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