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Fundamental forces and Pauli's exclusion principle

  1. May 20, 2014 #1
    To which type of Fundamental forces below the Pauli's exclusion belong?

    Strong nuclear forces
    Coulomb forces
    Weak nuclear forces
    Gravitational forces
     
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  3. May 20, 2014 #2
    The Pauli exclusion principle exists independently of the fundamental forces. It exists also among non-interacting particles of the same kind (if such actually existed).
     
  4. May 21, 2014 #3
    I asked a similar question a while ago, and there were a few pages of discussion that you may like to read through: https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=409034

    That thread also contains links to other threads and websites.
     
  5. May 26, 2014 #4
    Has anyone formulated thay the PEP as an entropic force, or proven that it can't be?
     
  6. May 26, 2014 #5

    cgk

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    The exclusion principle and it's resulting "something-which-looks-like-a-force" are unrelated to entropy. These are two completely different concepts. Entropy is not even a property of a micro system (i.e., a system in a pure state)!
     
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