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If we have a system of N independent particles and the partition function for one particle is Z_1, then is the partition function for the N particle system Z=(Z_1)^N?

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I'm pretty sure that this is true for a classical system, but I'm not sure if it's true for a quantum system. Does the Pauli exclusion principle spoil this somehow?

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# Homework Help: Partition function

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