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B Particle uniformity

  1. Nov 3, 2016 #1
    I was wondering if all particles of a given type are considered to be exactly alike.
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  3. Nov 3, 2016 #2


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    Yes, and you can show this by showing that they obey the Fermi-Dirac or Bose-Einstein statistic. There is no plausible way how different particles (no matter how tiny the differences are) could do this.
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